MANDATORY RUBEOLA (MEASLES) IMMUNIZATION

INITIATED:  May 7, 1985

APPROVED:  December 1, 1999

Date reviewed and updated: July 6, 2009

PURPOSE

To prevent the morbidity and mortality associated with this highly contagious illness, and to prevent the disruption to campus activities which might occur in the event of an outbreak of rubeola on campus.

APPLICABILITY

Students.

POLICY

All new and reentry students registered for on-campus classes and born after 1956 are required to provide proof of immunity against rubeola.

REFERENCES

None.

INITIATING DEPARTMENT/DIVISION

Health Center/Student Affairs, ext. 2355