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Medical Requirements

All International students are required to complete immunizations before arrival in the United States.  Proof of immunizations records must be provided by a medical doctor.

You must complete the online CSUSM SHCS Immunization Clearance Form and upload proof (in English) of your immunizations and COVID-19 vaccines from your doctor prior to your arrival in the United States.  Please note that your CSUSM Student ID# is included in your acceptance letter.  Remember to bring your records to the United States with you as well.

Questions? You may call 760-750-4915 or email

Required Immunizations

Measles, Mumps & Rubella (MMR):

Two (2) doses with first dose on or after 1st birthday; OR positive titer (laboratory evidence of immunity to disease)

Hepatitis B:

If you are 18 or younger, you must show proof that you are fully immunized for Hepatitis B; OR positive titer from your home country that shows you are immune to Hepatitis B.

Tuberculosis Screening:

All incoming students must complete a Tuberculosis risk questionnaire to be reviewed and signed by a medical provider.  Incoming students who are at higher risk* for TB infection, as indicated  by answering “yes” to any of the screening questions, should undergo either skin or blood testing for TB infection within 1 year of CSU entry.  *Higher risk include travel to or living in South and Central America,  Africa, Asia, Eastern Europe, and the Middle East; prior positive TB test;  or exposure to someone with active TB disease.                             

 COVID-19 Vaccines

Students who have questions relating to housing and COVID-19, please visit their website. 

ALL CSUSM students will be REQUIRED to submit COVID-19 Vaccination records. 

COVID-19 Vaccinations

Required COVID-19 Vaccine 

Required Dosages & Screening Information

Pfizer-BioNTech, or    

Moderna, or

Johnson & Johnson                                                                                        

Booster Shot 


2 doses; 2nd dose administered 21 days later

2 doses; 2nd dose administered 28 days later

1 dose only

Required once the student is eligible

Note: Antibody tests will NOT be accepted as compliance

Medical, Disability or Religious Accommodation                                                                                                      

Student residents may seek an accommodation from the COVID-19 vaccine requirement for medical, disability, or religious belief. To request an accomodation,  please submit the form here.  
Accommodation submission must be received by July 30, 2021.

*Once COVID-19 vaccine is FDA approved, religious accomodations may no longer be accepted *

CSUSM students are HIGHLY recommended for the following vaccines and undergo screening/risk assessment for Tuberculosis below:

Varicella (Chickenpox):

Two (2) doses with first dose on or after 1st birthday; OR positive titer. 

Tetanus, Diphtheria, & Pertussis (Tdap):

One dose on or after age 11. Must have been received within the past 10 years.

Meningococcal Disease (Serogroups A, C, Y, W-135):

One dose on or after age 16 for all students under 22 years of age.

Other Recommended Immunizations

The following EO 803 recommended immunizations and screenings. Please discuss this with your healthcare provider. 

  • Hepatitis A (Hep A)
  • Hepatitis B (Hep B)
  • Human Papillomavirus (HPV)
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Meningococcal B (Meningitis B)
  • Pneumococcal
  • Poliovirus (Polio)