The State of Texas has revised the Bacterial Meningitis
Immunization Law (SB 1107) for new students. For detailed information about SB
The revised immunization law may apply to you
You are under the age of 30;
You have not been vaccinated against Bacterial Meningitis within the past 5
You are a new student beginning after January 1, 2012; OR
You are a continuing student that sat out the term prior to January 1, 2012
What you need to do:
Provide the SMU Health Center with proof of immunization against
bacterial meningitis within the past 5 years and at least 10 days prior to the
registration for each term.
CLICK HERE FOR THE FORM! See the
for dates. (You may
submit your form to the Dispute Resolution program administrative office to be forwarded
to the Health Center, but allow a minimum of two or three extra days if you do
HERE to download
the HEALTH CERTIFICATE.
HERE to see a
partial listing of where you can obtain a vaccine near the SMU in
Failure to provide proof of immunization (Validated Health
Certificate) will result in a “hold” being placed on your record blocking
enrollment of classes.
Students requesting exemption from obtaining the vaccination due to health
issues or reasons of conscience:
HERE to complete
the Affidavit Request for Exemption from Immunizations.
Visit the Health Center website at
http://smu.edu/healthcenter for more information, including where to submit