If you have any questions regarding immunizations, you can contact Student Health Service by phone at 701-231-7331 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please note this email account is ONLY for immunization questions. If you have a concern regarding a health condition, please call 701-231-7331 and ask to speak to a nurse.
North Dakota State University requires the following immunizations for all enrolled students.
Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR) - MMR Information (CDC link)
- 2 doses are required starting after age 1
- Must have at least 28 days between dose 1 and dose 2
- Can be given as separate or combined vaccine
- Will accept titer results as an acceptable form of documentation if test proves immunity. (A titer is a blood draw that tests for immunity in the blood)
Meningitis (Meningococcal) - Meningitis Information (CDC link)
- All students 21 years of age and younger must provide documentation of vaccination of Meningitis
- Vaccination must be AFTER age 16
Tuberculosis (TB) Testing Requirements:
- Any student who has lived in or traveled to a country for more than 30 days where there is a high incidence of tuberculosis (TB) should contact Student Health Service and ask to speak to a nurse to determine if TB screening is necessary.
- All International Students must schedule an appointment at Student Health Service for an International Screening appointment. A nurse will determine if TB testing is necessary.
- This screening appointment must be scheduled prior to or within one week of arrival at NDSU.
- Immunizations will be accepted from other countries only if they are translated in English, however, TB testing will not be accepted.
- DO NOT have any immunizations given 30 days prior to your arrival at NDSU.
- See International Student and Study Abroad Services website for more information on orientation.
Submit Your Records:
All documentation must contain the student's name, date of birth and student ID number. Records must have a health care provider's signature or have the facilities heading in order to be accepted. Records may be submitted through the following:
Upload to the Student Health Portal
- Log-in to the Student Health Portal by using your NDSU electronic ID (example: Blackboard)
- One you are logged in, click on the upload tab. There will be further instructions on this page on how to upload your records.
- Fax records to 701-231-6132
Resources for Finding Immunization Records:
These are a few resources that students may use to locate copies of immunizations. You may also use the Immunization Documentation Form, but it must be signed by a health care provider.
Specific dates for each immunization must be printed on the document in order for it to be accepted
- State immunization registry
- Primary care providers
- Military records
- High School transcripts