Meningococcal Disease and Hepatitis

The State of Tennessee mandates that incoming students be informed of the dangers of meningococcal disease and hepatitis B and the availability and effectiveness of vaccine for the diseases. New incoming students living in on-campus housing must also provide proof of immunization against meningococcal disease. review the information contained below carefully.

In accordance with the ACIP, Student Health and Counseling Services strongly recommend immunization against Hepatitis B and meningococcal disease.

Check with your local health department or primary care physician for vaccine availability.

 

Meningococcal Disease

 

Hepatitis B

 

Submission options for Meningococcal Disease and Hepatitis B Documentation

For Students 18 Years and Older:  The first time you log on to Banner Self Service, you will be prompted to complete the Term of Use - Important Announcement acknowledgment. Information regarding the dangers of meningococcal disease and hepatitis B and the availability and effectiveness of vaccines for the diseases is included in the acknowledgment.

 

For Students 17 Years and Younger:  A parent or guardian must complete a separate acknowledgement on your behalf.  CLICK HERE to be directed to the electronic form.

 

Students who were 17 years and younger when they accessed Banner Self Service for the first time also need to complete the electronic acknowledgment form.

 

Submission options for Meningococcal Immunization Documentation for New Incoming Students Living in On-Campus Housing

    • Attach a copy of your records to an email: shcs@utm.edu (PREFERRED METHOD)
    • Fax your records to 731-881-7752
    • Submit them in person at SOAR

Please remove your social security number from all records before submitting!
Please include your student id number in all emails or faxed records.

Emergency Services

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Immunization Compliance

The General Assembly of Tennessee requires first time students to provide proof of immunity or immunization for measles, mumps, rubella (MMR) and Varicella (Chicken Pox).

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