Immunization

Immunization

Before permission to enroll can be granted, state of Connecticut General Statutes require each full-time or matriculating student born after December 31, 1956, to provide proof of adequate immunization against Measles, Mumps, and Rubella.  Those students who were born after January 1, 1980 are also required to provide proof of immunization against Varicella (Chickenpox).

Below please find links to forms that must be completed by student’s and/or their healthcare providers to provide proof of compliance.

Immunization Exemptions

  • Students born prior to January 1, 1957 are exempted by age to immunization requirements.
  • The school of law will only permit vaccination waivers for religious or medical reasons. A signed statement indicating specific medical contraindication from your medical provider is required for medical exemption. A signed statement stating religious objections to immunization must be submitted in order to obtain a religious exemption.  Exemption for either medical or religious reasons subjects the individual to exclusion from campus in the event of an outbreak of a disease for which immunizations are required.
  • Distance Learners do not need to meet the immunization requirements if all courses are on-line. It is each student's responsibility to notify the registrar’s office annually if that is the case.

Immunization Requirements

Proof of immunity to Measles (Rubeola) means students must provide proof of one of the following:

  • Documentation of two measles (or MMR) immunizations (one after the student’s first birthday and one at least 28 days later).
  • Documentation of positive measles titer (blood test).
  • Documentation of date of measles disease by the student’s healthcare provider.
  • Completion of the form that states that the student will not receive vaccines because of religious, strong moral or ethical convictions.
  • Completion of the form signed by a healthcare provider that indicates that vaccination is medically inadvisable and the reasons for the same.
  • Date of birth is prior to January 1, 1957.

Proof of immunity to Mumps means students must provide proof of one of the following:

  • Documentation of of two mumps (or MMR) immunizations (one after the student’s first birthday and one at least 28 days later).
  • Documentation of positive mumps titer (blood test).
  • Documentation of date of mumps disease by the student’s healthcare provider.
  • Completion of the form that states that the student will not receive vaccines because of religious, strong moral or ethical convictions.
  • Completion of the form signed by a healthcare provider that indicates that vaccination is medically inadvisable and the reasons for the same.
  • Date of birth is prior to January 1, 1957.

Proof of immunity to Rubella means students must provide proof of one of the following:

  • Documentation of of two rubella (or MMR) immunizations (one after the student’s first birthday and one at least 28 days later).
  • Documentation of positive rubella titer (blood test).
  • Documentation of date of rubella disease by the student’s healthcare provider.
  • Completion of the form that states that the student will not receive vaccines because of religious, strong moral or ethical convictions.
  • Completion of the form signed by a healthcare provider that indicates that vaccination is medically inadvisable and the reasons for the same.
  • Date of birth is prior to January 1, 1957.

Proof of immunity to Varicella (Chickenpox) means students must provide proof of one of the following:

  • Documentation of two varicella (chickenpox) immunizations (one after the student’s first birthday and one at least 28 days later).
  • Documentation of positive varicella titer (blood test).
  • Documentation of date of varicella disease by the student’s healthcare provider.
  • Completion of the form that states that the student will not receive vaccines because of religious, strong moral or ethical convictions.
  • Completion of the form signed by a healthcare provider that indicates that vaccination is medically inadvisable and the reasons for the same.
  • Date of birth is prior to January 1, 1980.

Additional Information

  • Additional information about the University’s health services as well as suggested immunizations can be found here.

Please note that some browsers may require you to save rather than open the forms below:

Form to be completed by laboratory personnel to indicate titer results (blood test)
Form to be completed by healthcare provider to indicate medical inadvisability
Form to be completed by the student to reflect exemption due to personal convictions
Form to be completed by the student to certify a date of birth prior to January 1, 1957
Form to be completed by healthcare provider to indicate dates of immunization or disease
Form to be completed by the student to certify a date of birth prior to January 1, 1980 for Varicella Immunization Requirement