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State Information

Meningococcal Prevention Mandates for Colleges and Universities

  
An empty box in this table indicates a "NO" answer
State Mandate for
education or vaccination?
What types of institutions? Who is covered? Education mandate? Proof of vaccination or waiver required? Implementation
Date
Alabama                  
Alaska yes all All incoming students residing on campus yes   5/18/05
Arizona                  
Arkansas yes all all incoming students residing on campus yes   1/01/99
California yes all public
institutions
with on-campus
housing
all incoming students
residing on campus
 
yes
   
1/01/02
all private institutions
with on-campus housing
all freshman residing
on campus
Colorado yes all all students residing
on campus
yes    7/01/05
Connecticut yes all all incoming students residing on campus yes yes 9/01/02
Delaware yes all all incoming students yes yes 1/01/01
Dist. of Columbia yes all all first-year students residing on campus yes yes 08-09 school year  
Florida yes all all students residing on campus yes yes 1/01/03
Georgia yes all all incoming students residing on campus yes    1/01/04
Hawaii                  
Idaho                  
Illinois yes public univ. only all incoming students yes    1/01/02
Indiana yes public univ. only all incoming students yes    10/01/02
Iowa yes all with on-campus housing   yes    7/01/04
Kansas yes all with on-campus housing all incoming students residing on campus   yes 7/1/07
Kentucky yes all with on-campus housing all full-time students residing on campus yes   04-05 school year
Louisiana yes all all on-campus students yes yes Fall 2006
Maine yes all with on-campus housing all incoming students residing on campus yes    04-05 school year
Maryland yes all all incoming students residing on campus yes yes 6/01/00
Massachusetts yes all with on-campus housing all incoming students yes yes 9/05
Michigan                  
Minnesota yes all all incoming students residing on campus yes    6/01/03
Mississippi yes all all incoming students yes    7/01/03
Missouri   yes all public institutions all students residing on campus yes    04-05 school year
Montana                  
Nebraska yes all all students residing on campus yes    03-04 school year
Nevada yes all universities and colleges students younger than age 23 yrs residing on campus    yes 10/07
New Hampshire                  
New Jersey yes all 4-yr institutions all incoming students yes    9/01/00
all incoming students
residing in a dorm
  yes 9/04
New Mexico                  
New York yes all all yes    03-04 school year
North Carolina yes all with residential housing all students yes    03-04 school year
North Dakota                  
Ohio yes all public institutions all students in on-campus housing yes students must also provide documentation of whether or
not they've been vaccinated
7/05
Oklahoma yes all Info for all students in on-campus housing; vax for incoming students in on-campus housing yes yes 04-05 school year
Oregon                  
Pennsylvania yes all all students residing on campus yes yes 8/30/02
Rhode Island yes all all incoming students yes    1/02
South Carolina yes all all incoming students residing on campus yes    6/5/02
South Dakota                  
Tennessee yes all all incoming students residing on campus yes   7/01/03
Texas yes all all incoming students yes    1/01/02
all incoming students   yes 5/11
Utah                  
Vermont yes all all first year students residing on campus    yes 8/08
Virginia yes all 4-yr public institutions all incoming full time students yes yes 9/01/01
Washington yes all with on-campus housing all students residing on campus in community or technical colleges; all incoming students in remaining colleges yes    7/01/04
West Virginia                  
Wisconsin yes all all students yes   1/01/04
Wyoming                  
If you have any updated information concerning this table, please call (651) 647-9009 or email admin@immunize.org  This table was compiled by the Immunization Action Coalition using information provided by state health departments.
This page was updated on June 2, 2011
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