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 Students

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, rubella and meningococcal meningitis.

The Health and Wellness Center will accept your immunization record from high school, transfer institution or your health care provider. Alternately, your health care provider complete and return the Immunization Requirements Form [pdf].

Graduate and Pharmacy Students

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, rubella as required by New York State Public Health Law (PHL) 2165

  1. The Health and Wellness Center will accept your immunization record from high school, undergraduate institution or your health care provider. Alternately, your health care provider complete and return the Immunization Requirements for Graduate and Pharmacy Students [pdf].
  2. In addition, you must either provide documentation of immunization against meningococcal disease or sign a "Meningitis Response Form per PHL 2167. The Health and Wellness Center will accept your meningitis immunization record from high school, undergraduate institution or your health care provider. Alternately, you can complete the Meningococcal Meningitis Vaccination Response Form [pdf].

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 If you are withdrawn from your courses and wish to re-enroll, you will be required to pay a $300 reinstatement fee after you submit the required documentation.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.