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In accordance with California State University policy, entering students are required to provide SSU with copies of official records showing full immunization to the diseases listed below. All incoming new students are required to submit immunization documentation to the SSU Student Health Center through the My Health Portal tile on their My SSU Online Services Portal. Students are able to access their My Health Portal after they have paid their SSU Enrollment Reservation Deposit.

CSU students are REQUIRED to obtain the following vaccine:
Required ImmunizationRequired Dosage
Hepatitis B (Hep B)Three (3) doses at correct intervals for students who were age 18 or younger when they first enrolled at SSU, even if they are now older than 18 ( CA Health & Safety Code, Sec. 120390.5)
Recommended Immunizations
Recommended ImmunizationsRecommended Dosage
COVID-19 VaccineInformation about COVID-19 Vaccine Requirements
Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR)Two (2) doses with first dose on or after 1st birthday; OR positive titer (laboratory evidence of immunity to disease- must be a quantitative/numerical result).
Varicella (Chickenpox)Two (2) doses with first dose on or after 1st birthday; OR positive titer. History of contracting the disease does not meet compliance.
Tetanus, Diphtheria and Pertussis (Tdap)One (1) dose after age 7
Meningococcal conjugate (Serogroups A, C, Y, & W‐135)One (1) dose on or after age 16 for all students and age 21 or younger
Screening/Risk Assessment: Tuberculosis (TB)

Tuberculosis risk questionnaire: Incoming students who are at higher risk* for TB infection, as indicated by answering “yes” to any of the screening questions, should undergo either skin or blood testing for TB infection within 1 year of CSU entry.

*Higher risk includes travel to/or living in South & Central America, Africa, Asia, Eastern Europe, and the Middle East; prior positive TB test; or exposure to someone with active TB disease.

Hepatitis A (Hep A)All students regardless of age
Human papillomavirus (HPV)For women and men through age 26
Influenza (Flu)Annually; All students regardless of age
Meningococcal B (Meningitis B)Students age 16 – 23 who elect vaccination after discussion with their healthcare provider
Meningococcal conjugate (Meningitis)Students up to age 23
PneumococcalFor students with certain medical conditions (e.g., severe asthma, diabetes, chronic liver or kidney disease)
Poliovirus (Polio)Regardless of age, if the series was not completed as a child
Immunizations for international travelBased on destination

If you have not been vaccinated, you can be seen by a private healthcare provider or at the Student Health Center prior to the start of the semester. Entering students who've paid their SSU Enrollment Reservation Deposit may get immunizations at the SHC prior to the start of their first semester of SSU classes. Immunizations are provided at a nominal fee; insurance is not accepted at the SHC. Students who have a medical contraindication to immunization should contact the SHC for assistance at (707) 664-2921