Immunization Requirements for All Students

In accordance with NDUS Policy 506.1 proof of immunization is required for students enrolled at NDSCS unless they have an approved exemption.

Immunization requirements: 

1. MMR (Measles, Mumps, Rubella)MMR Information 

  • Proof of two MMR immunizations.
  • Will accept titer results as an acceptable form of documentation if test proves immunity.
  • Students born before January 1, 1957, are exempt from the MMR requirement.

2. Meningitis (Meningococcal)Meningitis Information

  • All students 21 years of age and younger must provide documentation of vaccination of Meningitis.
  • Vaccination MUST BE AFTER age 16
  • NOTE: Meningococcal B is a separate meningitis vaccination. It does NOT meet NDUS requirement.

3. Tuberculosis screening

  • Tuberculosis (TB) testing is required of students who have lived in or traveled to a country for more than 30 days that is classified by United States health officials as high burden for tuberculosis.

  • These students are required to submit a negative two step TB test, or a chest x-ray indicating no active disease. Testing must be done after entry to the United States.

Resources for Finding Immunization Records
Submit Your Records

All documentation must contain the student's first & last name, date of birth and date of each vaccination. Documentation also must show the source of the record (i.e. health organization) or include a health care provider's signature in order to be accepted.

Records may be submitted through the following:

  • Secure File Transfer
    • For security purposes, this is the recommended option
  • Email records to
  • Fax: 701-671-2648
  • Mail to: NDSCS Admissions, 800 6th Street N, Wahpeton, ND 58076

Deadlines for Submitting Records:

Fall Semester - August 1

Spring Semester - January 1

Summer Semester - May 1

Students who are non-compliant will receive a registration hold on their account that will prevent them from registering for future classes.

Immunization Exemption

Students must submit an immunization exemption when: 

  • Immunization is contraindicated by a medical condition that is certified by a licensed provider.
  • The student's beliefs preclude participation in an immunization program.

Students seeking an immunization exemption, please complete this form: Immunization Exemption Form

If you have questions about the immunization admission requirement, please contact the NDSCS Admissions Office at 701.671.2521 or

If you are unsure if you have received the required immunizations, please call NDSCS Student Health and Wellness at 701.671.2286 or email during the academic year.