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Immunization Requirements & Medical History

All new students are required to complete the Immunization/Medical History form by June 1. No physical exam is required. If immunization information is not completed, a medical hold will prevent registration for the following semester.

Illinois State Law mandates that all students entering a post-secondary institution, born after 1956, must provide proof of immunity to measles, mumps, rubella, diphtheria and tetanus. Additional information about the law and exemptions can be found on the government’s website.

Where can I locate my immunization information?

  • Previous high school or four-year college/university
  • Military records
  • Family physician
  • Childhood records

What are the immunization requirements?

  • 2 doses of measles (must be live vaccine, available after May 2, 1971), 1 dose of mumps and rubella (after 1 year of age)
  • Tetanus/Diphtheria (Td) or Tetanus/Diphtheria/Pertussis (Tdap) within the past 10 years
  • New international students: Tuberculin skin test (PPD)

Are there additional recommended immunizations?

  • Hepatitis B
  • Meningitis
  • Varicella (Chicken Pox) if no history of disease.
  • Cost of Vaccines and Titers available in the Wellness Center.

What if I cannot locate my immunization record?
You may be revaccinated with two MMR’s and one dose of Td or Tdap or have a lab test done to show immunity. Vaccines and lab work are available in the Wellness Center for a fee. Please call (630) 617-3565 for an appointment.

Available Vaccines
Below is a partial list of vaccines available in the Wellness Center for a fee. Click on the links for more information about each vaccine; all links are in pdf format. For a complete list and lab work, please contact the Wellness Center.

Please mail or fax the completed record to Elmhurst College Wellness Center, 190 Prospect Avenue, Elmhurst, Illinois 60126-3296, or fax it to (630) 617-3255. For further questions or concerns please call (630) 617-3565.

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