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Main Campus Hours
1700 N. Broad Street, 4th floor
Philadelphia, PA 19121
Phone: (215) 204-7500
Fax: (215) 204-4660

Monday 8:30am-5:00pm
Tuesday 8:30am-7:30pm
Wednesday 10:00am-7:30pm
Thursday 8:30am-5:00pm
Friday 8:30am-5:00pm
Saturday 10:00am-2:00pm
Sunday Closed

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Immunization Requirements

IMMUNIZATIONS REQUIRED FOR ALL FULL TIME TEMPLE STUDENTS

Meningococcal (Meningitis)
The required vaccine is MPSV4= The brand name is Menomune or MCV4= The brand names are Menactra, Menveo or MenHibrix. For more information, click here.

Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR)
All newly enrolled or re-enrolled students born after 1956 are required to show proof of two vaccinations for Measles, Mumps and Rubella. Positive Laboratory titer results are acceptable if proof of vaccination is not provided. For more information, click here.

Tetanus/Diphtheria/Pertussis (TDaP)
All newly enrolled or re-enrolled students should have received TDAP within 10 years or TDAP older than 10 years and Diptheria Tetanus (DT) within 10 years. For more information, click here.

Varicella (Chicken Pox)
All newly enrolled or re-enrolled students are required to receive two doses of chicken pox vaccine. Positive Laboratory titer results are acceptable if proof of vaccination is not provided. For more information, click here.

THE BELOW IMMUNIZATIONS ARE STRONGLY RECOMMENDED (but not required) FOR ALL TEMPLE STUDENTS:

Meningococcal B
Also known as Bexsero or Trumenba. This vaccine is effective against most of the more common meningococcal infections caused by serogroup B. These vaccines are given in a series of either two or three injections or are not interchangeable. (Note: This vaccine alone does not satisfy the Meningococcal Requirement above)

Hepatitis B
Three doses of Hepatitis B vaccine are needed for immunity. Doses one and two must be administered at least four weeks apart. Dose three should be at least six months after the first dose and eight weeks after dose two. A blood test may be used to confirm immunity.

Influenza
The influenza (flu) vaccine is recommended annually for all members of campus community. This recommendation applies to any and all flu vaccines.

Human Paplilloma Virus (HPV)
The HPV Vaccine is given in a three dose series. Three different vaccines have been used in the U.S. (Gardasil, Gardasil 9 and Cervarix)

Hepatitis A
HepA vaccine is a 2-dose series given 6-18 months apart. In some cases, Hep A and Hep B are given as a combined vaccine, which would necessitate that 3 doses are needed for immunity.

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Students who are citizens of countries with a high rate of tuberculosis, including China. These students are required to be screened for tuberculosis.

Students required to have the tuberculosis screening will receive information in early September and that testing must be done in Student Health.

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HEALTH SCIENCE STUDENTS (INCLUDING HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND SOCIAL WORK, MEDICINE DENTISTRY, PHARMACY, AND PODIATRIC MEDICINE)

Please consult your school for specific Immunization Requirements. A rough list can be found here.


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The Immunization Form can be completed online by logging into:

TU Online Student Health

Paper Form:

Immunization Form

Immunization Frequently Asked Questions, click here

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