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Graduate Catalog 2009-2011 
Graduate Catalog 2009-2011 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Health Requirements for Enrollment

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Health Requirements

Prior to registration, the following health requirements must be met:

Immunizations for Measles, Mumps and Rubella Public Health Law 2165 requires college students to present a complete record of two live immunizations against measles and a single immunization against mumps and rubella. Students born on/or after January 1, 1957 must submit a complete immunization record signed by a health practitioner. Further information regarding health standards may be found in the Student Rights and Regulations section of this catalog.

Meningococcal Disease Public Health Law 2167 requires institutions, including colleges and universities, to distribute information about meningococcal disease and vaccination to all students meeting the enrollment criteria, whether they live on or off campus. Hunter College of the City University of New York is required to maintain a record of the following for each student: a) response to receipt of meningococcal disease and vaccine information signed by the student; b) record of meningococcal meningitis immunization within the past 10 years; or c) acknowledgement of meningococcal disease risks and refusal of meningococcal meningitis immunization signed by the student. Please note that students will not be allowed to continue at Hunter if they are not compliant (have not handed in their Response Form) within 30 days from the first scheduled day of classes. To learn more about meningitis and the vaccine, please consult your physician. You can also find information about the disease at http://www.cdc.gov.

For more information and to download/print the Immunization Requirement Form please see the following website: http://studentservices.hunter.edu/. The form must be returned to the  Office of Health Services, 307 Hunter North. Office hours are Monday-Thursday 10-6 and Friday 10-3 pm.

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