Immunizations Required by Law

Official Notice: Immunization Requirements for University of Tulsa Students

Oklahoma state law requires that all students who attend Oklahoma colleges and universities provide proof of immunization for certain diseases. Medical, religious and moral exemptions are allowed by law.

Acceptable documentation of immunizations includes any of the following:

  • Signature of a physician on the Immunization Record Form
  • Copies of shot records
  • Copies of medical records
  • Copies of school health records
  • All information must be submitted in English, with dates of actual immunizations

Immunizations Required by Law:

VaccinationWho must comply Compliance Requirements
Meningitis*All new students living in on campus housingProof of vaccination or signed
Meningococcal Vaccine
Waiver
Measles, Mumps, Rubella
(MMR) TWO DOSES
All students born after
1-Jan-57
Proof of vaccination or signed
certificate of exemption
Hepatitis B series
THREE DOSES
All studentsProof of completion of
Hepatitis B series or signed
certificate of exemption

* Oklahoma law requires that all students who reside in on-campus housing be vaccinated against meningococcal disease UNLESS 1) the individual signs the TU Meningococcal Vaccine Waiver, or 2) in the case of a minor, the individual’s parent or guardian signs the waiver.

FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH THESE REQUIREMENTS WILL RESULT IN A HOLD BEING PLACED ON FUTURE ENROLLMENT.

The Meningitis and Hepatitis B vaccinations are available at the AHC and local pharmacies. available at many local pharmacies, Community Health Connection or your primary care provider.