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Immunizations

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Important Due Dates
Semester Entering Immunization Submission Due Date
Fall May 15

June 15 (Transfer Students only)

Spring November 15

December 1 (Transfer Students only)

EOF Summer May 5
Required Vaccinations for Undergraduate and Graduate Students

NEW JERSEY STATE REGULATIONS REQUIRE VACCINATIONS OR EVIDENCE OF IMMUNITY FOR COLLEGE STUDENTS:

1. FULL TIME (12 OR MORE CREDITS) UNDERGRADUATE (DEGREE SEEKING) STUDENT

LIVING IN CAMPUS HOUSING:

  • Evidence of 2 measles, 2 mumps, and 1 rubella vaccines (or)
  • Evidence of immunity to measles, mumps and rubella by lab test (must be positive for immunity)
  • Evidence of 3 doses of Hepatitis B Vaccine on the appropriate schedule (or)
  • Evidence of immunity to Hepatitis B (must be positive for immunity)
  • One dose of MCV4 Vaccine. Only Menveo and Menactra are accepted -> Required in order to move in to university housing ;must be given on or after the 16th birthday.

2. FULL TIME (12 OR MORE CREDITS) UNDERGRADUATE (DEGREE SEEKING) STUDENT LIVING IN NON-UNIVERSITY HOUSING (“COMMUTER”):

  • Evidence of 2 measles, 2 mumps, and 1 rubella vaccines (or)
  • Evidence of immunity to measles, mumps and rubella by lab test (must be positive for immunity)
  • Evidence of 3 doses of Hepatitis B Vaccine on the appropriate schedule (or)
  • Evidence of immunity to Hepatitis B (must be positive for immunity)

3. FULL TIME (9 OR MORE CREDITS) GRADUATE (DEGREE SEEKING) STUDENT LIVING IN CAMPUS HOUSING:

  • Evidence of 2 measles, 2 mumps, and 1 rubella vaccines (or)
  • Evidence of immunity to measles, mumps and rubella by lab test (must be positive for immunity)
  • Evidence of 3 doses of Hepatitis B Vaccine on the appropriate schedule (or)
  • Evidence of immunity to Hepatitis B (must be positive for immunity)
  • One dose of MCV4 Vaccine. Only Menveo and Menactra are accepted -> Required in order to move in to university housing . must be given on or after the 16th birthday.

4. PART TIME (FEWER THAN 9 CREDITS) GRADUATE (DEGREE SEEKING) STUDENT LIVING IN NON-UNIVERSITY HOUSING (“COMMUTER”) OR PART TIME (FEWER THAN 12 CREDITS) UNDERGRADUATE (DEGREE SEEKING) STUDENT LIVING IN NON-UNIVERSITY HOUSING (“COMMUTER”):

  • Evidence of 2 measles, 2 mumps, and 1 rubella vaccines (or)
  • Evidence of immunity to measles, mumps and rubella by lab test (must be positive for immunity)

5. STUDENTS IN ONLINE PROGRAMS AND NEVER MEET ON CAMPUS*

  • If all classes are purely online: no immunization requirements. Matriculation in an Online Program will be verified. *
  • Hybrid programs – contact University Health Center 973-655-4361

6. CAN’T FIND YOUR VACCINE RECORDS?

  • Contact your health care provider
  • Contact your high school
  • Contact previous college(s) attended
  • Military records – obtain a copy of your vaccine record
  • Contact your healthcare provider or the University Health Center if the above options do not produce records. You can have lab work done or be vaccinated.

 

Exemptions to the above Immunization Requirements

  1. Students born before 1957 (does not apply to hepatitis B requirements).
  2. Certain medical conditions in which immunizations pose a health risk.
  3. Clearly proscribed and documented religious exclusions.
  4. Students enrolled in a program for which students do not congregate on campus at any time, whether for classes or to participate in institution-sponsored events (home study, distance learning).

Should an infectious disease outbreak occur, the University may require students without documented evidence of immunity to stay away from the campus until the outbreak is over.