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 dose after 16th birthday


  • Flu (influenza) 
  • updated COVID-19 Vaccine (bivalent)

Students that are 26 years of age and older are not required to submit proof of immunization status. However, they are required to submit the SHS Health Form to Student Health Services. 


Contact Us

Student Health Services

Peter J. Fine Health Center 314

(202) 921-6208

(202) 651-5090

(202) 651-5743

8 AM - 7 PM
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