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Immunization Information

Immunization Requirements & Clearance Forms

All New, Transfer, International and ALI Students need to show proof of required Immunization.

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Immunization Clinics are held at Student Health Services

Appointments are required for immunizations and are recommended for TB and Flu vaccines.

  • Check in at Student Health Center cashier window (Room 202-A.)

    DUE TO THE STUDENT HEALTH SERVICES (SHS) RENOVATION PROJECT, IMMUNIZATION CLINIC hours have TEMPORARILY BEEN CHANGED to the following:

    Monday and Friday: 8:30 am to 12noon and 1:30pm to 4pm; and 4 to 4:30 for TB and flu walk-ins only.

  • THERE IS NO IMMUNIZATION CLINIC on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday.

Required Immunization(s)

    • If you are 18 or younger* on your first scheduled day of class, there are two required immunizations: Measles/Rubella and Hepatitis B.
    • If you are 19 or older* on your first day of class, there is one required immunization: Measles/Rubella.
    • Measles/Rubella: Required of all new students born 1957 or later
    • Hepatitis B: required of entering students if they are 18 years of age or younger on their first day of class.

Incoming freshman who were enrolled in a California PUBLIC high school will have satisfied these requirements and do not need to submit immunization records.

Students who were enrolled in a private school and transfer students will still need to submit immunization records.

HOUSING RESIDENTS: All students moving into Housing/Residence Halls must also have proof of meningitis vaccine by move-in date. We only accept Menactra or Menveo as proof.

INTERNATIONAL: Proof of a tuberculosis test, given with the past year, is required.

ALI STUDENTS ONLY: Quantiferon blood test required.

Immunizations and Pricing:

Prices may change without notice and insurance will not be billed.

Influenza [flu vaccine]: $5.00 at the Student Health Services

Tuberculosis Skin Test no charge (CCPE students: $15)

Measles/Mumps Rubella (MMR) $69.25

Hepatitis A (2 shot series) $37.00 each

Hepatitis B (3 shot series) $44.50 each

T-DAP (Tetanus, Diptheria, Pertussis - Combined) $29.25

Gardasil HPV (3 shot series) $199.00 per shot (By appointment only)
 

Meningitis $113.00

Typhoid (shot): $95.50

TD (per Doctor's orders only): $29.25 (While supplies last)

 

Note to students: Before receiving an immunization, it is recommended that you eat breakfast or lunch. After receiving an immunization you must wait 20 minutes before leaving the building.

 

Sources: CSU Executive Order No. 803 Immunization Requirement

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Frequently Asked Questions

Why these immunizations?

  • Measles/Rubella are childhood diseases with potentially serious effects on adult health
  • Hepatitis B is a viral infection that affects the liver with potentially serious life long health consequences. The Hepatitis B vaccination has been shown to be safe and effective in providing protective immunity through a series of three shots given over a four to six month period.

What do I do to clear the immunization requirements?

  • Obtain a copy of your medical or high school record showing dates of shots given
  • Obtain a copy of your medical record of blood tests showing immunity

Where can I get the necessary immunizations:

  • From your doctor, local health department or CSULB Student Health Services
  • For information, call the Immunization Hotline at (562) 985-5411.

Whom should I contact if I need more information?

  • Contact Student Health Services: (562) 985-4771 (live person during business hours) or the
  • Immunization Hotline (recorded information) at (562) 985-5411
  • United States Centers for Disease Control provides vaccine information about immunizations and diseases for the general public.

Are you new in the CSULB residence halls?

Meningitis immunization information will be provided to you by Housing and Residential Life.