Immunization Requirements

Immunizations Office
Cassidy Hall, first floor
Office Hours
Monday - Friday 8-5 pm


debra.miller@unco.edu
P# 970-351-1919
F# 970-351-3234 or 970-351-2427

For questions regarding your immunization record, for assistance locating immunization records or if you would like a copy of your records that you have previously provided to UNC contact Deb Miller @ 970-351-1919 or email debra.miller@unco.edu

The State of Colorado Immunizations Law (C.R.S. 25-4-901) requires all students to submit proof of immunizations. Students must submit immunization records prior to registering for classes at UNC. Students will not be allowed to register until after they have submitted a completed immunization record. You may email your record to debra.miller@unco.edu or fax your record to 970-351-3234. You may also drop it off at Cassidy Hall or mail it to: UNC 501 20th St. Campus Box 46 Greeley CO 80639 - Attention Deb Miller

REQUIRED IMMUNIZATIONS:

All students: 2 MMR (Measles, Mumps, and Rubella) vaccines given after your first birthday.
(The Student Health Center currently offers the MMR vaccine for $15.00. Beginning in January, due to a manufacture increase in pricing, the MMR vaccine will be $85.00. In most cases, this vaccine can be billed to your insurance).

All students living on campus: 2 MMR vaccines and a Meningitis vaccine within the last three years (you may decline the meningitis vaccine but may be subject to exclusion from campus in the event of an outbreak).

Clinical Athletic Training Students: 2 MMR's, 3 Hepatitis B vaccines or positive titer,, 2 Varicella vaccines or a positive titer, Tdap (Tetanus with Pertusis) and a recent TB test.

Nursing Students: 2 MMR's, 3 Hepatitis B vaccines, 2 Varicella vaccines or a positive titer, Tdap (Tetanus with Pertusis) and a recent TB test.

*Beginning July 1, 1992, college students who were born after January 1, 1957, must have had two measles, two mumps, and two rubella doses, the first administered no earlier than 4 days before the first birthday, and the second at least 28 calendar days after the first dose.

CDC Recommended Immunizations for Adults

The most effective way to prevent the flu is to get your flu shot!

The health center is currently out of flu vaccine, but you can still walk into any pharmacy and receive a vaccine - It's not to late to vaccinate!

MENINGITIS VACCINE
The State of Colorado requires a Meningitis vaccine, given with the last 3 -5 years, for all students living in student housing.
For all other University students the Meningitis vaccine is highly recommended.

FREE MENINGITIS VACCINES
The UNC Student Health Center, thanks to donations from Sierra's Race Against Meningitis, is once again offering Meningitis vaccines to anyone in need, including students, staff and faculty, up to the age of 55. If it has been three or more years since your last dose, it is recommended that you receive a booster dose. Stop into the health center located in Cassidy Hall anytime for your free vaccine!

Sierra Krizman was a UNC student who passed away suddenly at the age of 20 from Meningitis. In honor of Sierra, her family and friends have worked tirelessly to provide free vaccines to our community. Please consider sponsoring this life saving cause. Information can be found at www.SierrasRace.com

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If you are a Freshman living in student housing, you must acknowledge that you have received the vaccine. If you have elected not to have the vaccine, you must still read and acknowledge that you understand the risks of non- vaccination when you complete your housing contract.

Meningococcal Meningitis can cause death or amputation in as little as 24 hours and is highly contagious. College student are at highest risk for contracting Meningitis. Immunization can reduce your risk. Additional information about this disease is available online at the CDC website or contact your family physician for advice.

The CDC and The American College Health Association recommend a Meningitis booster for all College students if it has been three or more years since your last dose.

NEW MENINGITIS B VACCINE - The FDA recently approved a new meningitis vaccine that covers serogroup B Neisseria Meningitis. Currently it is not on the list of routine vaccinations but will be in the future. For more information on this vaccine and it's recommendatios, visit the Center for Disease Control website at: http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/hcp/vis/vis-statements/mening-serogroup.html
(You can receive the Meningitis B vaccine at King Soopers located at 2100 35th Ave. Greeley, CO).

Certificate of Immunizations

Submit your completed Immunization record to:

Student Health Services/Immunizations Office
Campus Box 46
Greeley, CO 80639

Drop off: Cassidy Hall, first floor

email to: debra.miller@unco.edu

fax to: (970) 351-3234

For questions regarding immunization requirements, please contact Deb Miller at: (970) 351-1919 .

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