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Tuesday 9:00am-4:00pm
Wednesday 10:00am-4:00pm
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IMMUNIZATION FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

1. What are the Immunization Requirements?

The Immunization Requirements can be found at: https://www.temple.edu/studenthealth/Immunization_Information_for_Incoming_Students.html

2. How do I complete the requirements?

Complete online Immunization entry. Immunization entry can be found in TU Online Student Health by clicking the link below, loggng in using your Temple credentials and clicking on the Immunizations tab:
TU Online Student Health

Detailed instructions can be found at https://www.temple.edu/studenthealth/Immunization_Instructions.html

3. Is there anything else I need to do after I complete the online Immunization entry?

Yes, you still need to Upload a copy of your Immunization record. You can upload a photograph of your Immunization record on TU Online Student Health where you completed the online Immunization entry. Please click on UPLOADS.

4. Do I need to complete a paper Immunization Form?

No, unless you turn 18 after September 1. In that case your parent or guardian will need to complete the paper Immunization Form.

5. What if I do not have my immunization records to upload?

That is OK, complete the online Immunization entry. There may be a circumstance of a disease outbreak when you may be required to show proof of vaccination. At that time you can either provide your records, obtain the necessary vaccination or obtain a blood titer test to show immunity against the disease.

6. What if I had the chicken pox (varicella) disease but I have not had the vaccine?

We recommend that you receive the vaccine. If you choose not to receive the vaccine you can waive the vaccine or obtain a blood titer test to show immunity against the disease. If you choose to waive the vaccination there may be a circumstance of a disease outbreak when you may be required to obtain the vaccination or be quarantined.

7. I do not believe in getting vaccinated, can I waive the immunization requirements?

Yes there is Waiver for Immunizations under FORMS where you can choose to waive any one or all of the immunizations. If you choose not to receive the immunizations there may be a circumstance of a disease outbreak when you may be required to obtain the vaccination or be quarantined.

8. What does it mean to waive the immunization requirements?

Waiving the immunization requirements means that you are declining to receive the required vaccinations.

9. I am getting an error Uploading my Immunization Record. What can I try?

The file name for the uploaded file is very long or may contain characters that are considered "potentially dangerous" by the IIS application on the web server. Please try to simplify the name of the file to be uploaded making sure to only use alpha characters and not special characters. While there may be other characters considered potentially dangerous, we are aware that these characters will cause issues:

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It also looks like colons (:) in the name of the file could cause issues; sometimes this is seen when a file is date/time stamped. For example:

Test2012-12-17T10:14:020394885-06:00.jpg

The way to get around this would be to replace the : with an underscore _ in the name.

Also, in order to upload, the file has to be saved on your local machine.

 

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