In accordance with New Jersey law, all students carrying 12 or more credits who are 30 years of age or younger are required to submit a record of immunization against measles, mumps, rubella, and hepatitis B. These records should be submitted to the Health and Safety Office at Mill Gate, located in Lot 2. Failure to comply with this requirement will prevent you from registering for your next semester.
Call the health office at 732.906.2530 for more information.
Required immunizations are:
The vaccine may have been given for each disease separately, or it may have been given in combination form as an MMR injection. MMR injections given prior to your first birthday do not meet the requirement.
Acceptable proof of immunization can be:
The proof must be a document that specifies month, day and year of immunizations or the results of blood tests (titer) showing immunity to each one of the diseases (measles, mumps, rubella, and hepatitis. The lab reports must be submitted for the titers. Your name and birthdate must be on the record and include your student number on the form.
Two exemptions are allowed and must be certified as prescribed by law. They are:
You must fill out a request for exemption for either reason. If a medical exemption, a note from the physician is required stating the nature of the medical condition that is preventing the immunization and the time after which the student may receive the vaccine, unless it is a permanent condition, such as being allergic to the vaccine.
For a religious exemption, you must fill out a request for exemption and state how the administration of the vaccine interferes with your religious beliefs.