Enrollment Immunizations Policy

 

Policy Summary

It is the university’s policy that all students under the age of 26, regardless of program of study, part-time or full-time, degree or non-degree status, provide documentation of immunity against certain communicable diseases, required by DC law, by August 1st (for Fall enrollment) and January 1st (for Spring enrollment).  This policy facilitates compliance with DC Immunization law and promotes a healthy university environment.

Who is Governed by this Policy

  • Students

Policy

It is the university’s policy that all students under the age of 26, regardless of program of study, part-time or full-time, degree or non-degree status, provide the documentation of immunity against certain communicable diseases, required by DC law, by August 1st (for Fall enrollment) and January 1st (for Spring enrollment).  The specific communicable diseases for which students must show evidence of immunization are mandated by DC law.  (DC Code §§ 38-501-508; DCMR Title 22, §§ 147-152). 

Students can locate the medical portal to submit immunizations. The detailed instructions, policy and procedures may be found on the Colonial Health Center website. The Colonial Health Center is located in the University Student Center at 800 21st Street NW, Ground Floor, NW, Washington, DC 20052.

Procedures

Students submit immunizations records through the medical portal. CHC Staff review immunization records for compliance and notify students of any missing/outstanding immunizations.

Contacts

Contact Phone Number Email Address
Colonial Health Center 202-994-5300  [email protected]

 

Responsible University Official: University Physician
Responsible Office: Colonial Health Center

Last Reviewed: December 21, 2021

 

Non-compliance with this policy can be reported through this website.