MEASLES IMMUNIZATION REQUIREMENT
Seattle University recognizes that measles is a very contagious disease that can pose significant health risks to members of our campus community. To help protect you and the entire SU community, all undergraduate students must prove that they are immune to measles.
All undergraduate students must provide evidence of immunity to measles (rubeola) - two vaccinations, both administed after the age of one and given at least 28 days apart OR a positive blood (titer) test.
Immunization submissions is completed on the Student Health Center's online Patient Medical Portal
If you are having difficulty uploading, you may email, fax or mail to the SU Student Health Center but processing times are longer.
Choose one of the two options below:
1. No measles vaccines: You will need to start the MMR series which is two shots at least 28 days apart.
2. Only one measles vaccine: You will need to receive an MMR vaccine which will meet the requirement for a second dose.
3. Measles vaccine date prior to 12 months: You will need to receive an additional MMR, two doses must be after your 1st birthday.
4. Negative measles blood test: You will need to receive two dose of MMR vaccine even if you have documentation of previously administered measles vaccine.
5. Documentation not uploaded: Entering the dates on the patient medical portal is not enough, documentation needs to be uploaded as well.
6. Vaccine records in language other than English: Vaccine record either needs official translation or you can have a healthcare provider who can read the vaccine record complete the SU Immunization Record Verification.