Immunization Requirements

All students are required to upload their immunization documentation and include the dates they were administered to their Medicat portal before their first semester begins. Students should consult with their community health department or primary care physician to obtain records.

Instructions for uploading documents to Medicat:

  • Visit the portal
  • Use your Agnes Scott username and password to login.
  • Select “Upload” from the top menu bar (all the way on the right). Select the specific immunization document that is being uploaded and add document.
  • After uploading your immunization documents, select “Immunization” from the top menu bar. You must enter the dates for each immunization or vaccination document that you upload.
  • Once you upload all required documents, enter immunization/vaccination dates, and complete any necessary surveys, please email wellnesscenter@agnesscott.edu to alert them of your submission.

COVID Vaccine and Booster Requirements

All members of the Agnes Scott Community are required to be fully immunized:

  • Vaccine: Received two doses of Moderna or Pfizer OR one dose of Johnson & Johnson before the semester begins.
  • Booster: Proof of having obtained a booster dose once five months have passed since their second dose was administered (of Moderna or Pfizer) OR two months have passed since their single dose of Johnson & Johnson.

Undergraduate Requirements

Forms for incoming students are required before arrival on campus unless otherwise communicated.

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 Medicat portal.

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)

All students born on or after January 1, 1957 must meet this requirement, either by (a) having been vaccinated against the three diseases with the combined vaccine MMR, (b) individual vaccinations against each disease, or (c) providing laboratory evidence of immunity to all three diseases: 

(a) Combined 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 first dose (provide month and year)

OR

(b) Individual Vaccinations against all three of the following:

  • Measles (Rubeola, Red Measles or Ten-Day Measles) - two doses of vaccine
    • Dose 1: On or after 12 months of age (provide month and year), and
    • Dose 2: At least one month after first dose (provide month and year)
  • Mumps - two doses of vaccine
    • Dose 1: On or after 12 months of age (provide month and year), and
    • Dose 2: At least one month after first dose (provide month and year)
  • Rubella (German Measles or Three-Day Measles) - two doses of vaccine
    • Dose 1: On or after 12 months of age (provide month and year), and
    • Dose 2: At least one month after first dose (provide month and year)

OR

(c) Lab results showing a Positive Antibody Titer for all three diseased listed above: Measles, lumps, and Rubella 

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.

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

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

All students must have a history of Varicella by providing a positive Varicella antibody titer with a copy of lab results, or documentation of two doses of vaccine given at least one month apart. 

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

The TB Questionnaire Form located on the Medicat portal must be filled out and uploaded to the Student Portal under “Uploads.”

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. 

Graduate & Post - Baccalaureate Requirements

All students born on or after January 1, 1957 must meet this requirement, either by (a) having been vaccinated against the three diseases with the combined vaccine MMR, (b) individual vaccinations against each disease, or (c) providing laboratory evidence of immunity to all three diseases: 

(a) Combined 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 first dose (provide month and year)

OR

(b) Individual Vaccinations against all three of the following:

  • Measles (Rubeola, Red Measles or Ten-Day Measles) - two doses of vaccine
    • Dose 1: On or after 12 months of age (provide month and year), and
    • Dose 2: At least one month after first dose (provide month and year)
  • Mumps - two doses of vaccine
    • Dose 1: On or after 12 months of age (provide month and year), and
    • Dose 2: At least one month after first dose (provide month and year)
  • Rubella (German Measles or Three-Day Measles) - two doses of vaccine
    • Dose 1: On or after 12 months of age (provide month and year), and
    • Dose 2: At least one month after first dose (provide month and year)

OR

(c) Lab results showing a Positive Antibody Titer for all three diseased listed above: Measles, lumps, and Rubella 

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.

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

All students must have a series of three Hepatitis B vaccinations or Positive Antibody titer (include copy of lab results). 

All students must have a history of Varicella by providing a positive Varicella antibody titer with a copy of lab results, or documentation of two doses of vaccine given at least one month apart. 

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

The TB Questionnaire Form located on the Medicat portal  must be filled out and uploaded to the Student Portal under “Uploads.”


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. 

Contact Us

Email wellnesscenter@agnesscott.edu for questions about immunization requirements.
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