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Meningococcal ACWY Prevention Mandates for Colleges and Universities

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An empty box in this table indicates a "NO" answer
State What types of institutions? Who is covered? Education mandate? Proof of vaccination or waiver required? Implementation
Date
Alabama               
Alaska All colleges & universities All incoming students residing on campus yes   5/18/05
Arizona               
Arkansas          
California All public institutions with on-campus housing all incoming freshmen residing on campus  
yes
   
1/01/02
All private institutions with on-campus housing all incoming students
Colorado All colleges & universities all incoming freshmen residing on campus yes yes 7/01/05
Connecticut All colleges & universities all incoming students residing on campus    yes 9/01/02
Delaware All with on-campus housing all incoming students    yes, within 5 yrs of enrollment 1/01/17
Dist. of Columbia All colleges & universities all first-year students residing on campus yes yes SY 2008-09  
Florida All colleges & universities all students residing on campus yes yes 1/01/03
Georgia All colleges & universities all incoming students residing on campus yes    1/01/04
Hawaii               
Idaho               
Illinois Public universities only all incoming students yes    1/01/2002
    yes SY 2016-17 
Indiana Pub colleges & universities all incoming students yes yes 7/1/18
Iowa All with on-campus housing all enrolled students yes    9/05
Kansas All with on-campus housing all incoming students residing on campus   yes 7/01/07
Kentucky All with on-campus housing all students residing on campus yes   6/2005
Louisiana All colleges & universities all on-campus students yes yes Fall 2006
Maine All with on-campus housing all incoming students residing on campus yes    SY 2004-05
Maryland All colleges & universities all incoming students residing on campus yes yes 6/01/00
Massachusetts All colleges & universities full-time health science residential students yes yes 9/2005
newly enrolled full-time students & age <21 yrs    yes; vax at >16 yrs SY 2018-19
Michigan               
Minnesota All colleges & universities all incoming students residing on campus yes    6/01/03
Mississippi All colleges & universities all incoming students yes    7/01/03
Missouri All public institutions all students residing on campus yes yes 7/01/15
Montana              
Nebraska All colleges & universities all students residing on campus yes    SY 2003-04
Nevada All colleges & universities all incoming freshmen <23 yrs    yes 9/01/17
New Hampshire               
New Jersey 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 All colleges & universities all students with 6 sem hrs or 4 qtr hrs yes yes SY 2003-04
North Carolina All with residential housing all students yes    SY 2003-04
North Dakota University system all incoming students <21 yrs and residing in campus housing    yes Fall 2012
Ohio 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 All colleges & universities Info for all students in on-campus housing; vax for incoming students in on-campus housing yes yes SY 2004-05
Oregon All public universities, private and community
colleges with residential housing
all first-time enrollees yes    12/17  
Pennsylvania All colleges & universities all students residing in dorm or housing unit yes yes 8/30/02
Rhode Island All colleges & universities all incoming students yes yes Aug 2015
South Carolina All colleges & universities all incoming students residing on campus yes    6/5/02
South Dakota               
Tennessee All colleges & universities all students yes   7/01/03
Public universities all incoming first-year students <22 yrs residing on campus   yes; vaccination >16 yrs 2013
Texas All colleges & universities all incoming students yes yes, within 5 yrs of enrollment 1/14
Utah               
Vermont All colleges & universities all first year students residing on campus yes yes 8/08
Virginia All 4-yr public institutions all incoming full time students yes yes 9/01/01
Washington 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 Vaccination is mandated on an institutional basis           
Wisconsin All colleges & universities 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 November 11, 2018.
This page was reviewed on October 8, 2018.
 
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