Student Immunization and Screening/Testing

Policy number: 
07.025
Policy description: 

The University of North Texas (UNT) is committed to providing a safe and healthy environement for members of the University community by protecting students from vaccine-preventable diseases.

Policy owner: VP for Student Affairs
Policy contact: 
Cynthia Hermann
Director of Clinical Services
Student Health and Wellness
Applies to: 
Students
Date Issued: 
Saturday, August 1, 1992

Last updated: 

Date: 
01/13/2020
Action: 
Revision
Comments: 
The policy revision included adding a definition for Bacterial Meningitis, as well as clarifying additional policy language.
Date: 
10/07/2013
Action: 
Revision
Comments: 
Revised to comply with recent legislative changes to the meningitis immunization requirements. Effective 10/07/2013.
Date: 
11/07/2012
Action: 
Revision
Comments: 
Revised for clarity and to accurately reflect current practice and procedure. Effective 11/07/2012.
Date: 
02/19/2010
Action: 
Revision
Comments: 
The policy (formerly the "Immunization Policy") is revised to include mandatory bacterial meningitis vaccination requirements for first-time students who are moving into on-campus housing. Additionally, the policy includes Tuberculosis (TB) screening and testing requirements for incoming students who are born in countries with a high prevalence of TB, as defined by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Effective 2/16/2010.