Immunization Requirements

To comply with New York State Public Health Law and St. John Fisher College policy, please see the immunization requirements below that pertain to your class status.

Undergraduate Student Requirements

MMR

  • If you are a new first year, new transfer, or newly readmitted student who was born after January 1, 1957 and are enrolled in six credit hours or more, you must provide the College with proof of immunity to measles, mumps, and rubella.

Meningococcal Meningitis

  • If you are an undergraduate student who is a new first year, new transfer, or newly readmitted student to the College and are under the age of 23 on the first day of classes for your first semester, you must provide the College with proof of immunity to meningococcal meningitis.
  • If you are an undergraduate student who is a new first year, new transfer, or newly readmitted student to the College and are over the age of 23 on the first day of classes for your first semester, and you are living in campus housing, you must provide the College with proof of immunity to meningococcal meningitis.
  • If you are an undergraduate student who is over the age of 23 on the first day of classes and you do not live in campus housing, you must provide the College with proof of immunity to meningococcal meningitis –OR– complete the Meningococcal Meningitis Vaccination Response Form.

Forms for Undergraduate Students

The Health and Wellness Center will accept your immunization record from high school, transfer institution, or your health care provider.

Graduate and Pharmacy Student Requirements

MMR

  • If you are a graduate or pharmacy student enrolled  in six credit hours or more who was born on or after January 1, 1957, you must provide the College with proof of immunity to measles, mumps, and rubella as required by New York State Public Health Law (PHL) 2165.

Meningococcal Meningitis

  • If you are a graduate or pharmacy student who does not live in campus housing, you must provide the College with proof of immunity to meningococcal meningitis –OR– complete the Meningococcal Meningitis Vaccination Response Form.
  • If you are a graduate or pharmacy student who is living in campus housing, you must provide the College with proof of immunity to meningococcal meningitis.

Forms for Graduate and Pharmacy Students

The Health and Wellness Center will accept your immunization record from high school, undergraduate institution, or your health care provider.

All forms and records can be mailed or faxed to:
Health and Wellness Center
3690 East Avenue
Rochester, NY 14618
Fax: (585) 385-8299

Without proof of the above immunizations, you will have an immunization hold placed on your account restricting you from registering for classes, viewing your grades, and moving into residence halls. This hold will remain until all NYS mandated immunization requirements are met. In addition, if the NYS mandated immunization records are not turned in by 30 days after the start of classes, you will be removed from class. If you are withdrawn from your courses and wish to re-enroll, you will be required to pay a $300 reinstatement fee after you submit the required documentation.

Print Your Immunization Record

For students and alumni enrolled prior to the fall 2015 semester, you can print your immunization records through Fish 'R' Net:

  1. Login to Fish 'R' Net.
  2. Go to the Student Services Menu.
  3. Click Student Records, Immunization Record.
  4. Print your record.

Call the Health and Wellness Center at (585) 385-8280 with any questions.