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University Requirements

Who is required to be immunized?

Tennessee requires new full-time enrollees in higher education institutions with enrollments more than 200 students to be up to date on their immunizations.  The definition of a full-time undergraduate student is registering for at least 12 hours, or equivalent and a full-time graduate student is enrolling for at least 9 semester hours, or equivalent.  See list of exemptions.

 


How do I submit immunization records?

Immunization Submission

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ETSU uses the MedProctor platform to process immunization paperwork. You are required to upload all of your immunizations to your secure individual MedProctor account. You will need to have your ETSU email address activated and accessible in order to complete this process.

 

Setting Up Your Account:

  • Step 1: Register
    Visit medproctor.com and click "register" to start a new account. Type in your school email address to get started and follow the directions to register a new account.

  • Step 2: Download
    Fill out any required personal, medical or insurance information. Download the required forms and follow the directions provided.

  • Step 3: Upload
    Log back in to your Med+Proctor account and upload a copy of your forms. Make sure your forms are complete and legible. You will receive an email confirmation once the forms have been reviewed.

Click HERE  to upload your immunizations records to MedProctor. You will also receive an invitation to your ETSU email from MedProctor asking you to upload your documents.

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IMPORTANT:
Failure to submit appropriate and completed immunization documentation to MedProctor at least 30 days prior to your orientation could impact your ability to register for classes. Once you have submitted your records to MedProctor you will receive confirmation that your records have been received. MedProctor will communicate via your ETSU email regarding any additional information they may need. We encourage you to submit your records as soon as possible to allow MedProctor time to review and contact you if additional information is needed. Incomplete information will take longer to process. If you have difficulty using the MedProctor platform, you may contact MedProctor between 8AM and 4PM Monday through Friday:


MENIGOCOCCAL IMMUNIZATION REQUIREMENT (For students living on campus ONLY.)

Students under the age of 22 choosing to live on campus must provide medical documentation that they have received a Meningococcal conjugate vaccine (Menactra or Menveo) within the past 5 years. CDC recommends a two-dose primary series at least 8 weeks apart. This immunization will not prevent you from registering for your classes, but it will prevent you from moving into campus housing.  Please make sure to upload this vaccine to MedProctor as soon as you receive it so that it does not prevent you from being able to move into your campus dorm or apartment. 

Hepatitis B/Meningococcal Immunization History Form Requirement

The State of Tennessee mandates that ETSU provide information concerning Hepatitis Be infection and Meningococcal disease to all new students entering ETSU.  All new undergraduate and graduate students are required to electronically sign an acknowledgement from before they can register for classes.  All new students over the age of 18 years old, will be able to sign this form electronically at the time of attempting to register for classes.  All students under the age of 18 are required to have a parent or guardian sign and submit a Hepatitis B and Meningococcal Meningitis Immunization Health History Form.

 

VARICELLA (CHICKENPOX) IMMUNITY

Immunity to Varicella may be provided by meeting one of the following criteria:

  • Date of birth before January 1, 1980, or
  • Graduation from a Tennessee high school after June 1, 2016, or
  • Physician signed documentation of history of illness with date of illness, or positive quantitative laboratory titer results with range.
  • Medical documentation of having received two doses of Varicella vaccine given at least 28 days apart, excluding doses given earlier than four days before the first birthday, or
  • Active military ID or DD214 form, or
  • If you are a full-time Online Only student, complete the Registrar's Online Only Immunization Waiver.

 

MEASLES, MUMPS, RUBELLA (MMR) IMMUNITY

Immunity to Measles, Mumps and Rubella my be provided by meeting one of the following criteria:

  • Date of birth before January 1, 1957, or
  • Graduation from a Tennessee high school after June 1, 1999, or
  • Medical documentation of having received two doses of vaccines against measles, mumps, and rubella given at least 28  days apart, excluding doses given earlier than four days before the first birthday, or
  • Positive quantatative laboratory titer results with range for all three diseases. If one of these diseases if negative, then you will be required to receive two doses of MMR vaccine, or
  • If you were previously enrolled at a Tennessee public or private college or university as a full-time student for at least one semester after August 1, 2007, you may provide an official transcript as documentation, or
  • Active military ID or DD214 form, or
  • If you are a full-time Online Only studenet, complete the Registrar's Online Only Immunization Waiver.

 

 

 

FOR MORE INFORMATION REGARDING IMMUNIZATIONS PLEASE VISIT: http://www.tn.gov/health/article/college-immunization requirements.

  

 

 


 

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