What's Required

Mandatory Student Immunizations for Measles, Mumps and Rubella

In accordance with New York State Public Health Law, Section 2165, all matriculated students attending Suffolk County Community College who were born on or after January 1, 1957, must provide written proof of immunization against measles, mumps, and rubella in accordance with standards approved by the New York State Department of Health. These standards include the following:
  • Measles


    Two (2) vaccines after 1/1/68
    (minimum of 28 days apart)
    [or]
    Physician-documented
    history of disease
    [or]
    Blood titer
    showing immunity

  • Mumps


    One (1) vaccine after 1/1/69

    [or]
    Physician-documented
    history of disease
    [or]
    Blood titer
    showing immunity

  • Rubella


    One (1) vaccine after 1/1/69

    Note: A history of having had
    Rubella is not acceptable
    proof of immunity.
    [or]
    Blood titer
    showing immunity

What's Recommended

Td Vaccine
(tetanus & diphtheria)
A booster is recommended for adults every 10 years.
Meningococcal Meningitis
(Menomune™ / Menactra™/ Menveo™)
Must have been given within the past 10 years

 

The Health Services Office recommends that you speak to your doctor or health care provider regarding your health concerns and the need for any additional immunizations.

 

Note: The meningitis acknowledgement form is required.  See the Meningitis Requirements page.