Part of the Medical Services mission is to prevent disease
and to keep you healthy. By prioritizing your health, you are more likely to
enjoy a successful academic career here at Northern Arizona University. Vaccinations are a simple, safe, and
effective way to prevent many diseases that could stop you from attending class
or completing your assignments.
While we have a variety of vaccinations available here at
Medical Services that are useful for students who may be studying
overseas, there is one required immunization that all students must
have—measles (rubeola). Although uncommon because of current immunization
practices, more and more cases of this infection have occurred. It can cause serious illness and even death. The following information details this
To ensure the health of the entire student population, we
require verification of immunity to measles—also known as rubeola—for all
students born after December 31, 1956. Before a student can register, they are
required to show proof of measles (rubeola) vaccinations or a lab test showing
proof of immunity to the measles (rubeola). You may obtain a copy of an
official immunization record from your health care provider, health department,
high school, or previous university. The MMR
vaccine is available on a walk-in basis for a fee at Medical Services.
Flagstaff Campus students must only submit a completed Immunization Policy Form and proof of one of the following to Medical Services:
- copy of the immunization record that has your
current name, date of birth with one of the following:
- two measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) vaccinations after your first birthday, given at least 28 days apart, or
- two measles (rubeola) vaccinations after your first birthday, given at least 28 days apart, or
- one measles and one measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) vaccination after your first birthday, given at least 28 days apart.
- in cases of legal name changes, please supply
documentation of this change, such as a marriage license, divorce decree,
adoption records, or court orders
- physician's documentation of the disease
- blood test results for immunity to measles
You will not be permitted to register for classes until you meet this requirement. Please allow 24-48 hours for processing.
You may submit your required documents via mail, fax, e-mail
or in person:
PO Box 6033
824 S. San Francisco St. Bldg. 25
Flagstaff, Arizona 86011-6033
Request for immunization records
To request a copy of your immunization records, please call the immunization desk at 928-523-6359. Immunization records can be obtained via fax, mail, or in person at Medical Services. Be prepared to give a fax number and/or mailing address when you contact the immunization desk. We do not keep full records on-file, or original copies of immunization records. In order to determine if records are still available, please contact the immunization desk.
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