Documentation of Immunity

New students must provide documentation of immunity against measles, mumps and rubella. In compliance with NDUS Policy 506.1, immunity may be proven by:

  1. Presenting evidence of two doses of measles, mumps, and rubella vaccine at least one month apart from a health licensed physician or an authorized representative of a state or local health department
  2. Presenting proof of a positive serological test for measles, mumps and rubella; and/or
  3. Presenting proof of date of birth prior to 1957

Newly admitted students ages 21 and younger must provide documentation of immunity against meningococcal. Records must indicate that the immunization was received after turning 16 years of age.

Exemptions apply to students enrolled in only online courses or if the applicant falls into any of the following categories:

  1. Immunization is contraindicated by a medical condition.
  2. A student has had one immunization and agrees to have a second one no less than one month later.
  3. A student’s beliefs preclude participation in an immunization program.
  4. Student is a DSU employee enrolled in courses.