Immunization Requirements and Recommendations
Update: Flu shots will be available to students this Fall 2014. We will communicate when it becomes available.
Why Do I Need To Get Immunized?
A healthy campus begins with you. The health of the individual can affect the health of the campus community. The Immunization Clinic is a walk-in clinic that administers vaccinations as a simple, safe, and effective way to prevent many diseases from spreading. To protect you and the campus community, state law dictates that all new students provide proof of compliance with required immunizations and screenings. The deadline to submit compliance is the add/drop date of your first semester at USC. Please note, that some immunizations require an order from a medical services provider. If so, schedule an appointment with a clinician or travel consultant to obtain the order prior to receiving the immunization.
Please read about the New Student Health Requirements.
Recommended Immunizations (not required)
Engemann Student Health Center strongly recommends that all incoming freshmen at USC receive the following vaccinations prior to their arrival on campus, or as soon as possible after arriving.
- Meningococcal Meningitis
- Tetanus, Diptheria, Pertussis (Td/Tdap) booster
- Polio booster, completed childhood series
- Hepatitis A
- Hepatitis B
- Chicken Pox (Varicella)
- Human Papillomavirus (HPV; Gardasil)
- Tuberculosis Screening (PPD Skin Test)
- T-Spot Blood Tests (Tuberculosis Screening)
Other Available Immunizations and Injections
- Depo Provera (Contraceptive Injection)
- Influenza (Flu)
- MMR (Measles, Mumps, & Rubella)
- Twinrix (Combined Hepatitis A and Hepatitis B)
- Yellow Fever
For a complete list of available immunizations and related fees, visit the Price List.