Immunization and Health Insurance

Immunization

All students at the graduate level in the School of Letters or the School of Theology are required to provide proof of immunizations prior to enrollment in classes.  Following is the list of required immunizations:

  • Measles, mumps, rubella (MMR) - two doses, or proof of immunity
  • Hepatitis B series - three-dose series, or proof of immunity
  • Varicella vaccine - two doses, or proof of immunity
  • Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis), in the last 10 years
  • Tuberculin Skin Test (within 6 months), or QuantiFERON®-TB Gold test

Students living in a University residence hall who are under the age of 24 and have not had a meningococcal vaccine after the age of 16 years are required to have a booster meningococcal vaccine; students over the age of 24 who intend to live in a residential hall on campus are encouraged to speak with their healthcare provider for recommendations regarding this vaccine.

If you have any questions, please direct them to University Health Services at (931) 598-1270.  Records must be received no later than July 15 for incoming School of Theology students and by June 1 for School of Letters students. 

Records may be sent by fax to (931) 598-1746 or by email to uwc@sewanee.edu. Copies may be mailed to:

University Health Services
University Wellness Center
The University of the South
Sewanee, TN 37383

The University Health Services can provide travel vaccines to students who may travel out of the country.

Health Insurance

The student must provide a copy of his or her health insurance card to the administrator at registration.