Immunizations

Required Immunizations for Fontbonne Students

Domestic Students

Requirements

As part of the occupancy requirements, first time applicants (resident students and international students) are required to have the following immunizations:

Tuberculin Screening (PPD)
must be no older than six (6) months prior to moving into university housing.

Meningococcal vaccine (for meningitis)
Students can receive at home by July 10 for fall semester, November 10 for spring semester, April 10 for summer session

Mumps is required (MMR is acceptable)
Students can receive at home by July 10 for fall semester, November 10 for spring semester, April 10 for summer session Immunization documentation along with the Resident Health forms is due in the office of the Department of Residential Life by August 1 for the fall semester; and by January 1 for the spring semester.

Required Medical Form

University required immunizations are required for ALL first time residents and international students in university housing.

A completed Fontbonne University Medical History Form should be submitted with the required immunization records.

If you do not comply, it will jeopardize your housing application.

Send the Fontbonne University Medical History Form, including a copy of your immunization records to the Campus Nurse office either by email at nurse@fontbonne.edu or fax at 314-889-4565 or mail to:

Fontbonne University
Campus Nurse
Student Affairs Office
6800 Wydown Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63105

International Students

Fontbonne University mandates that all international students attending University meet the vaccinations policy requirements set by the institution and by the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services for Missouri institutions of higher education.

Commuting International Student Requirements

Mumps

Tuberculosis screening (PPD) (MUST BE COMPLETED IN THE USA)

  • All new international students living off campus must provide evidence that they are free of tuberculosis with a screening and be immunized for mumpsTuberculosis screening tests (TB/PPD) will not be accepted if received out of the United States. Additional medical attention is required if a student has a positive tuberculosis screening. The additional medical attention is necessary and requires a chest x-ray. It is the student’s responsibility to provide the univeristy with written documentation that this x-ray and the follow up medical attention has been received.
  • See Tuberculosis Screening for more information.
  • You will receive information on the immunization clinic that will be on campus after your arrival in the United States. Contact a staff member in the Student Affairs Office to find out more information.
  • The Mumps vaccine can be received in your home country 30 days prior to arriving for new student orientation.
  • Do not take vaccines in your home country after these dates:
    • Summer Session: April 10
    • Fall Session: July 10
    • Spring Session: December 1

International Students Living in University Sponsored Housing Requirements

Mumps

Meningitis

Tuberculosis screening (PPD) (MUST BE COMPLETED IN THE USA)

  • As part of the housing application process, you are required to have the above three immunizations. If you live in university sponsored housing you must meet the immunization requirements.
  • Additional medical attention is required if a resident student has a positive tuberculosis screening. 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.
  • See Tuberculosis Screening for more information.
  • Meningococcal vaccine for meningitis (Menactra).
  • Mumps – MMR (childhood combination of mumps, measles, rubella) is acceptable.
  • The Mumps and Meningococcal vaccine can be received in your home country 30 days prior to arriving for new student orientation.
  • Do not take vaccines in your home country after these dates:
    • Summer Session: April 10
    • Fall Session: July 10
    • Spring Session: December 1

Required Medical Form

University required immunizations are required for ALL first time residents and international students in university housing.

A completed Fontbonne University Medical History Form should be submitted with the required immunization records.

If you do not comply, it will jeopardize your housing application. As an international student, your immigration record could also be affected negatively.

Send Fontbonne University Medical History Form, including a copy of your immunization records to the Campus Nurse either by email at nurse@fontbonne.edu or mail to:

Fontbonne University
Campus Nurse
Student Affairs Office
6800 Wydown Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63105

Questions?

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

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