Frequently Asked Questions

 

What immunizations are required for admission to Carleton College?

Information about requirements for incoming students is available on the Student Health and Counseling website.

To be compliant with Minnesota State Law, all incoming Carleton students are REQUIRED to:

  • Submit date of one (1) dose of immunization against meningococcal (Menactra, Menomune, Menveo, or other A,C,Y,W-135), either initial or booster, administered upon or after reaching age 16.
  • Submit dates of two (2) doses of immunization against measles, mumps and rubella (MMR or individual vaccines). Dose #1 given at age 12 months or later; Dose #2 given at least 28 days after first dose.
  • Submit date of (1) dose of immunization against tetanus and diphtheria (TDAP preferred, Td Booster also acceptable) received on or after September 1, 2007.

In addition to Immunization requirements, incoming students are asked to complete the online Tuberculosis (TB) Risk Assessment form. If you answer "Yes" to any of the Risk Assessment questions, you will then need to meet with your health care provider and ask them to complete and sign the TB Clinical Documentation Form. Submit this form along with results of an Interferon Gamma Release Assay (IGRA) blood test (recommended, especially for international students) or a Tuberculin Skin Test (TST/PPD/Mantoux), and chest x-ray (if applicable), performed after March 15, 2017.

  • 15 May 2015
  • FAQ courtesy of Student Health and Counseling
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