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 ndscs.admissions@ndscs.edu
  • 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 regarding immunizations, you can contact the NDSCS Student Health and Wellness Department by phone at 701.671.2286 or email NDSCS.StudentHealth@ndscs.edu.