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Meningitis Immunization Requirements

Texas law requires new or returning former students to be immunized for meningitis. This law applies to students entering college as of January 1, 2012.  Update:  Effective October 1, 2013 the exemption age has been lowered from 30 to 22.

The 82nd Texas Legislature approved Senate Bill 1107, which requires all students entering a public, private, or independent institution of higher education in Texas as of January 2012 and thereafter to provide documentation that they have had a meningococcal (bacterial meningitis) vaccine or “booster” dose- within the last five years and at least 10 days prior to the first day of class

The meningitis vaccination requirement applies to:

Students who fail to submit required meningitis vaccination documents will be restricted from registering for classes.

Meningitis Immunization Forms

Students EXEMPT from this requirement:

Acceptable documentation to prove that you have met the meningococcal vaccine requirement

Contact the following for more information

Big Spring & Lamesa Sites

San Angelo Site

SWCID Campus

Please continue to monitor our website for updated information about this new law.

Immunization Records

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