Tennessee requires new
full-time enrollees in higher education
institutions with enrollments larger than 200 students. For
undergraduates enrolled in at least 12 semester hours, or
equivalent and graduate students enrolled in at least 9 semester
hours, or equivalent.
New Varicella (chickenpox) Immunity:
Proof of immunity to Varicella is required by meeting one of the following four criteria:
Proof of immunity to Measles, Mumps and Rubella may be provided by meeting one of the following five criteria:
The State of Tennessee mandates that MTSU provide information concerning Hepatitis B infection and Meningococcal disease to all students entering MTSU for the first time. All new undergraduates and graduate students will need to electronically sign a waiver form before they can register. This form is located within PipelineMT. If under 18 years of age, a parent or guardian will have to sign and submit this form.
Instructions for locating/completing the form:
Note: A hold is automatically set to prevent a student's registration until the process is completed. Once completed, the hold automatically removes and the student is clear to register. There is no need to contact Health Services to remove the hold since everything is automatic.
Location of immunization records:
Adults can have difficulty locating childhood immunization
records. You should check with family members who may
have copies of childhood records. You should try to
contact the original immunization provider: if a local
health department, contact them directly; if a private
medical office, contact that office. Schools may have
copies of immunization certificates in student files.
Children born after the mid-1990's may have records entered in
a state-managed immunization registry; such registries
now exist in many states, but are unlikely to contain
information on adults. If records cannot be located,
vaccination is recommended - additional doses of vaccine are
For more information: visit http://twis.tn.gov or http://health.state.tn.us/CEDS/required.htm.
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