Entrance Health Requirements

Welcome to Agnes Scott College! Once you receive your Agnes Scott email account and login credentials, please complete your entrance health requirements online.

All new Scotties have a health hold on their student accounts by default. Once you complete the form and our wellness staff verifies your information, your health hold will be removed. 

Physical Exam

All undergraduate students are required to have a physical exam within one year of orientation to the college.

Minor Consent

Students who are under 18 years old when they arrive on campus must complete a parental consent form. You can find that form on the patient portal.

Required Immunizations

Measles, Mumps and Rubella Requirement

All students born on or after January 1, 1957, must meet this requirement, either by having been vaccinated against the three diseases (either as the combined vaccine MMR or individual vaccinations against the three diseases) or showing laboratory evidence of immunity to all three diseases.

EITHER:

Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR)

  • Dose 1: On or after 12 months of age (provide month and year) and
  • Dose 2: At least one month after the first dose (provide month and year)
OR ALL THREE OF THE FOLLOWING

Measles (rubeola, red measles or ten-day measles): two doses of vaccine or a positive antibody titer

  • Dose 1: On or after 12 months of age (provide month and year) and
  • Dose 2: At least one month after the first dose (provide month and year), or
  • Positive antibody titer (include a copy of lab result)

Mumps: two doses of vaccine or a positive antibody titer

  • Dose 1: On or after 12 months of age (provide month and year) and
  • Dose 2: At least one month after the first dose (provide month and year), or
  • Positive antibody titer (include a copy of lab result)

Rubella (German measles or three-day measles): two doses of vaccine or a positive antibody titer

  • Dose 1: On or after 12 months of age (provide month and year) and
  • Dose 2: At least one month after the first dose (provide month and year), or
  • Positive antibody titer (include a copy of lab result)

Tetanus-Diphtheria Requirement

All students must have the basic primary series of three doses of diphtheria and tetanus toxoid (DT or Td). These are usually given with the Pertussis vaccine (DPT) in infancy. In addition, all students must have a Td or Tdap booster within the past 10 years.

Primary series of three doses of diphtheria and tetanus immunizations (provide completion date of series), and a Td or Tdap booster within the past 10 years.

Hepatitis A Requirement

All undergraduate students must have a series of two hepatitis A vaccinations or positive antibody titer (include a copy of lab results).

Hepatitis B Requirement

All students must have a series of three hepatitis B vaccinations or positive antibody titer (include a copy of lab results).

Varicella (Chickenpox) Requirement

All students must have a history of varicella (chickenpox), a positive varicella antibody titer or two doses of vaccine given at least one month apart.

Meningococcal ACWY (Menactra or Menveo) Vaccine Requirement

All students under 22 years old must have a dose on or after their 16th birthday.

Tuberculosis Screening Requirement

All students must complete the tuberculosis screening questionnaire with the medical evaluation form for tuberculosis if indicated on https://agnesscott.medicatconnect.com/.

International students must have their Tuberculin Skin Test (TST) placed within the United States or have an Interferon Gamma Release Assays (IGRAs) drawn within one year of orientation. If either test is positive, the student must have a chest x-ray performed to rule out active tuberculosis.

Immunization Waiver Forms

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