Immunizations

Required Immunizations for Fontbonne Students

First Time Domestic Students

As part of the housing application process, you are required to have the following three immunizations. If you live in university sponsored housing you must meet the immunization requirements.  If you fail to fulfill this requirement you will not be allowed to register for classes for the following academic term.

  • Tuberculosis screening (TB)– cannot be older than 6 months prior to moving onto campus AND cannot be received outside of the United States. It is a 2 part screening- inoculation then read by a medical professional 48 hours later.
    • Additional medical attention is required if a resident student has a positive tuberculosis skin test. This additional medical attention is necessary and requires a chest x-ray. It is the resident student’s responsibility to provide the university with written documentation that this x-ray and the follow up medical attention has been received.
  • Meningococcal vaccinefor meningitis (Menactra).
  • Mumps– MMR (Mumps, Measles, Rubella) must show two doses received.

International Students

Students will not be allowed to register for classes in the following term if the required vaccination documents are not provided. If you do not attend classes, your immigration record will be negatively affected

  • Tuberculosis screening (TB)– cannot be older than 6 months prior to moving onto campus AND cannot be received outside of the United States. It is a 2 part screening- inoculation then read by a medical professional 48 hours later.
    • Additional medical attention is required if a resident student has a positive tuberculosis skin test. This additional medical attention is necessary and requires a chest x-ray. It is the resident student’s responsibility to provide the university with written documentation that this x-ray and the follow up medical attention has been received.
  • Meningococcal vaccinefor meningitis (Menactra).  If the International Student is a commuter, the Meningitis vaccination is waived.
  • Mumps– MMR (Mumps, Measles, Rubella) must show two doses received.  The University will accept the MMR (2 doses) if received in your home country.  If you cannot provide MMR documentation, you will need to repeat the MMR shot.

Information on all immunizations can be obtained by contacting the Campus Nurse by calling 314-889-4784 or by email chagan@fontbonne.edu.   

First Time Commuter

All first time commuter students are required to complete the Tuberculosis Online Screening Survey.  This survey must be completed prior to registration of class for the following term. 

Additional Information

All first time housing residents should check with their personal doctor, Urgent Care or County Health department to meet the immunization requirements.

The Campus Nurse office requests a photo copy of your health insurance card, along with a copy of your immunization documents (from a clinic or physician’s office) be attached to Fontbonne University Medical History Form. These forms must be in the Campus Nurse office by AUGUST 1 for the fall semester residents, and by JANUARY 1 for the spring semester residents.

How to Send Your Medical Information

By mail:
Fontbonne University
Attention:  Campus Nurse

6800 Wydown Blvd.
Saint Louis, MO 63105

By fax:
(314) 889-4565

Questions?

Contact the Campus Nurse, nurse@fontbonne.edu or by phone at 314-889-4784.

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