Immunization Requirements - Coastal Carolina University
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University Immunization Requirements

The University requires that students provide proof of immunization AND complete all required Student Health Services forms (listed in the Required Documentation for Immunization Compliance section below) prior to attending the University.

Proof of immunization records must be verified, signed and/or stamped by a physician, physician assistant, nurse practitioner or the health care facility. Your immunization record must include the month, day and year the vaccine was given. All immunization records must be submitted in English

For more information on how to submit immunization records please visit the Upload Immunization Records tab.

Please allow 24-72 hours for your immunization records to be verified after submission.

Required Documentation for Immunization Compliance:

  • Proof of required immunization (required immunizations listed below)
  • Health History Form
  • Meningitis Waiver Form
  • TB Risk Assessment Form

Required Immunizations:

  • M.M.R. (Measles, Mumps, Rubella) doses 1 and 2
    • (2 doses required at least 28 days apart for students born 1957 or later and all health sciences students).
    • First dose is given at age 12 months or later.
    • Second dose is given at least 28 days after first dose.
  • Tetanus (Td or Tdap) vaccination within the last 10 years.

Recommended Immunizations:

  • Hepatitis A (2 doses)
  • Hepatitis B (3 doses)
  • Varicella (chickenpox) - (2 doses)
  • Human Papillomavirus Vaccine (HPV) (HPV9 - 3 doses)
  • Influenza (flu)
  • COVID-19

Immunization Exemptions: 

Immunization requirement waivers may be obtained for the following reasons: students born before 1957;  students with medical contraindication, students registered only in off-campus courses (i.e., teacher cadets, distance learning); students registered in Osher Lifelong Learning Institute courses; University faculty/staff that are enrolled students; or religious and medical exemptions (required forms below).

Students registered for online or streaming classes residing in University housing are not exempt from immunization requirements. 


Health and immunization information provided to CCU will only be used to serve students' own health needs and to support the public health of the CCU community. If you have any questions regarding the University's immunization requirements, please contact Student Health Services at 843-349-6543.