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Gallaudet University follows the District of Columbia Immunization Law 38-502 and requires immunizations on all students under 26 years of age.

  • Polio Vaccine (required if you are under the age of 18)
  • 3 Hepatitis B vaccines or documentation of completed series by a healthcare provider
  • 2 MMR vaccines (measles, mumps, rubella) 30 days apart
  • 2 Varicella vaccines (chickenpox) 30 days apart or proof from a healthcare provider of having the disease
  • 1 Tetanus Diphtheria Pertussis Vaccine (Tdap) every 10 years
  • 1 Meningitis Vaccine every 5 years
  • Flu (influenza) shots are required every year.
  • COVID-19 Vaccine

Students that are 26 years of age and older are not required to submit proof of immunization status. However, they are required to submit Pages 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 of the Health History Form to Student Health Services.

Contact Us

Student Health Services

Peter J. Fine Health Center 312

(202) 921-6208

(202) 651-5090

(202) 651-5743

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