Immunization Requirements

Colorado law and State Health Department regulations require all students,undergraduate and graduate, enrolled in colleges and universities to submit proof of immunization. *Students must submit the completed Certificateof Immunization or an official document from a healthcare provider or school, to Student Health Services before registration.

If your proof of immunity is incomplete, contact Student Health Services @ 970-351-1919.

*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

MENINGITIS VACCINE
The State of Colorado requires the Meningitis vaccine for Freshmen living in student housing and it is highly recommended for any student living in student housing.

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.

Download the Certificate of Immunization form below. To view this file, you will need Adobe Acrobat's PDF Reader.

Certificate of Immunization

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

FREE FLU VACCINE FOR ALL REGISTERED UNC STUDENTS!
Flu vaccines are the #1 way to prevent the flu. Stop into the health center today for your free flu vaccine. The health center is a walk in clinic, so you don't need an appointment, just come in at your convenience!

UPCOMING FLU VACCINE CLINICS:
Lawrenson Hall Oct. 9 from 11:00 - 2:00
Wiebking Hall Oct. 15 from 11:00 - 2:00
Health Carnival @ UC Nov. 5 from 11:00-2:00

Flu vaccine clinics for Athletics ONLY
Butler -Hancock Sept. 24 and 30 from 8:00 - 11:00

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

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