Immunization Requirements

The University of Minnesota requires all students to complete the vaccination requirement. Failure to complete the requirement may result in a registration hold on your student account. You must complete this requirement by the 6th week of the semester.

How to Complete Your Vaccination Requirement:

To avoid or remove registration holds, complete one of the following forms:

Questions

Contact our Patient Assistance and Information office: 612-625-8400 option 7.

Locating Your Records

Where to look for your records:

  • Your personal or family medical records
  • Your health care provider
  • Your high school or previous college

The Minnesota Immunization Information Connection might also be able to help. Contact them by calling 1-800-657-3970.

Getting Vaccinations and Immunization Testing

  • If you cannot locate your records, our immunization clinic can test your immunization status.
  • If you need any of the required vaccinations, our immunization clinic can help with that too.
  • Immunization clinic appointments.

Required Vaccinations: All Students

Minnesota law* requires all students born after December 31, 1956, enrolled in a Minnesota college or university to be immunized against the following:

  • Diphtheria/Tetanus—Td (dose within the past 10 years)
  • Measles—rubeola, red measles (2 doses after age 12 months)
  • Mumps—(2 doses after age 12 months)
  • Rubella—German measles (2 doses after age 12 months)

* If you graduated from a Minnesota high school after 1996 or attended a Minnesota post-secondary school you are exempt from the above requirements.

If you are exempt and receive a registration hold, fill out this online immunization form above. Call 612-625-8400, option 7 for help.

Academic Health Sciences Requirements

Certain requirements apply to you ONLY if you are a student, resident, fellow, or intern in the Academic Health Sciences (AHS) colleges, schools and centers.

Go to the AHS immunizations requirements.

Recommended Vaccines

Boynton Health recommends that University of Minnesota students be vaccinated for the following: