Vaccination Requirement

Per Texas Senate Bill no. 62, beginning January 1, 2012, all entering Texas college students, under the age of 22, must receive a vaccination or booster (if the vaccination is five years old) against bacterial meningitis before enrollment.

Before you can register for classes you must submit together:

  1. A completed Meningococcal Meningitis Vaccine Requirement Form PDF
  2. Proof of immunization


The summer 2017 vaccination deadline is May 20, 2017.

The fall 2017 vaccination deadline is August 11, 2017.

The spring 2017 vaccination deadline was December 30, 2016.

* The vaccination must be less than five years old (on the first day of class).

What is acceptable evidence of vaccination?

Documentation must be in English, state the name and other information sufficient to identify the individual who received the required vaccination, state the month, date and year the vaccine was administered.

  1. A statement provided by physician or other health care provider authorized by law to administer the vaccine. The statement must include the name, address, signature or stamp, state of licensure and license number of the physician or other healthcare provider who administered the required vaccination; or of the public health official who administered the vaccination.
  2. An official immunization record generated from the state or local health authority
  3. An official record received directly from a Texas school official, or a school official in another state.

Where do I submit the paperwork?

Send the requirement form and proof to:

Email: [email protected] ¬†(submit as PDF attachments)

Fax: 972-883-6335


The University of Texas at Dallas
The Office of the Registrar, SSB13
800 West Campbell Rd
Richardson, TX 75080-3021

Do I have to get the meningitis vaccination?

Vaccination Locations


Email: [email protected]