Saint Xavier University Health Center

Health Center

Student Immunization Requirements

Domestic Student Requirements

Domestic Student Requirements
Tetanus, Diphtheria, Pertussis At least (3) doses of tetanus/diphtheria (DTP/DTaP/Td/Tdap), with (1) dose being in the last 10 years AND (1) being a Tdap.
Measles*+ (2) doses after your 1st birthday and at least 28 days apart
Mumps*+ (2) doses after your 1st birthday and at least 28 days apart
Rubella*+ (2) doses after your 1st birthday and at least 28 days apart

Meningococcal Conjugate**

(Menactra OR Menveo)

Students under the age of 22 must have (1) dose on or after 16 years of age.

*Students born before January 1, 1957 are exempt from this requirement.
+Typically measles, mumps and rubella vaccines are given twice as a combined vaccine (MMR) in the United States. Alternatively, students can show proof of immunity by having titers drawn.

**Meningococcal conjugate vaccines cover strains A,C,W,Y. This vaccine is currently required for entry into 12th grade in Illinois and therefore most in-state students have already completed this requirement. PLEASE NOTE: The Meningitis B vaccine does NOT fulfill this requirement.

International Student Requirements

International Student Requirements
Tetanus, Diphtheria, Pertussis At least (3) doses of tetanus/diphtheria (DTP/DTaP/Td/Tdap), with (1) dose being in the last 10 years AND (1) being a Tdap.
Measles*+ (2) doses after your 1st birthday and at least 28 days apart
Mumps*+ (2) doses after your 1st birthday and at least 28 days apart
Rubella*+ (2) doses after your 1st birthday and at least 28 days apart

Meningococcal Conjugate**

(Menactra OR Menveo)

Students under the age of 22 must have (1) dose on or after 16 years of age.

Tuberculosis Screening

All students must complete the Tuberculosis Screening form (PDF) within the first 10 days of the semester. Students who are considered high risk for past exposure to tuberculosis will need to undergo further testing and would be contacted by SXU Health Center clinical staff.

*Students born before January 1, 1957 are exempt from this requirement.
+ The measles, mumps and rubella vaccines requirement can be satisfied by having received combined vaccines (MMR) or by receiving separate measles, mumps and rubella vaccines. Alternatively, students can show proof of immunity by having titers drawn.

**Meningococcal conjugate vaccines cover strains A,C,W,Y. PLEASE NOTE: The Meningitis B vaccine does NOT fulfill this requirement.