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Immunizations

Important Due Dates

Your proof of immunization can be found in your own personal immunization record, your health care provider’s office, your high school and any previous colleges attended.

First Semester at MSU
Immunization Submission Due Date
Fall July 15 (prior to fall semester)
Spring December 1 (prior to the spring semester)

Immunization FormHow to Submit Immunization Forms

Requirements for Montclair State

  1. Determine your immunization requirements listed below based on your status and figure out which applies to you.
  2. Compare the requirements to what is documented in your immunization record.
    • Immunization records can be obtained from your pediatrician, high school, previous college or military.
    • You must have proof of receiving all of the required vaccinations or blood test titers which demonstrate immunity. There is no titer for the meningitis vaccination.
  3. The official immunization record and/or a copy of blood titers must be submitted electronically to the MyHealth Portal. Paper copies are not accepted at the University Health Center.

More than one requirement will apply:

Full-time Students

(Undergraduate 12 credits or more; Graduate 6 credits or more)

  • MMR (Measles, Mumps, Rubella) – 2 Doses. First dose must be after your first birthday.
  • Hepatitis B – 3 Doses

All First Semester Students Under Age 19 Years

(Resident and Commuter Students)

  • Meningitis (Menactra or Menveo) – 2 Doses with one dose given on or after 16th birthday
  • May require Meningococcal B vaccine. See checklist below.
View Checklist PDF

All First Semester Students Over Age 19 Years AND Residing in University Housing

(On-Campus Residents Only)

  • Meningitis (Menactra or Menveo) – 1 Dose given after 16th birthday
  • May require Meningococcal B vaccine. See checklist below.
View Checklist PDF

Part-time Students

(Undergraduate fewer than 12 credits; Graduate fewer than 6 credits)

  • MMR (Measles, Mumps, Rubella) – 2 Doses. 1st dose must be after your first birthday

Students Exempt from Immunization Requirements

  • Exclusively enrolled in a Certificate program
  • Exclusively enrolled in an official Online Program
  • Students age 30 or older at time of matriculation

Please Note: Students in combined degree and certificate programs must submit immunizations.

Where to Find Your Immunization History

  • Pediatrician and/or healthcare provider
  • High school or prior college/university
  • Military records

Recommended Immunizations

Strongly recommended (though not required) in the event of injury or exposure.

  1. Varicella (Chicken Pox) – Immunization dates or blood test results
  2. Tdap (Tetanus, Diphtheria and Pertussis)
  3. HPV
  4. Td
  5. Hepatitis A
  6. Influenza
  7. Meningococcal B

Please Note: Students enrolled in Certificate and exclusively online-only programs do not need to submit immunization information.