Health Services

Clark University Immunization Policy

Clark University complies with Massachusetts law 105 CMR 220.000, which requires that all students complete the immunizations listed below before entering college. In the event of a communicable disease outbreak, students who are not adequately immunized or are without laboratory evidence of immunity may be excluded from school. This policy refers to all students with medical or religious exemptions. Immunization compliance deadline is September 30th for the fall semester and January 30th for the spring semester.

Undergraduate And Graduate Students


  • Tdap Vaccine (tetanus, diptheria and pertussis)
  • Two doses of MMR Vaccine* (Measles, Mumps, Rubella) Doses given at least four weeks apart, at or after 12 months of age.
  • Three doses of Hepatitis B vaccine* Doses given at 0,1,6 months.
  • Tuberculosis risk assessment/PPD or IGRA if high risk.  TB testing of high risk students only should take place no sooner than 6 months prior to college entrance.
  • Meningococcal Vaccine (ACWY)required _< 21 years of age.  One dose _> 16 years of age or sugned waiver.
  • Two doses of Varicella Vaccine*(Chicken pox).  Doses given at least 4 weeks apart.


  • Human Papilloma Virus (HPV)
  • Hepatitis A
  • Pneumococcal vaccine if indicated
  • Meningitis B Trumenba or Bexsero
  • Influenza (annually)

Health Forms

*Laboratory proof of immunity is acceptable for MMR, Hepatitis B and Varicella  requirements.  Reliable history of varicella documented by a healthcare provider or birth before 1980 in the US is acceptable for the varicella requirement.  Birth before 1957 in the US is acceptable for the MMR requirement.