Vaccination Policy

Residential Undergraduate

Student Health Services Immediate health care is available to students through Urgent Care at Berger Hospital. The student is responsible for charges incurred. Students should notify their Assistant Resident Director when they are ill so that their progress can be monitored. The Vice President for Student Development, and Residence Life Staff must be informed of any current medical problem or disease requiring a doctor's care or any long term medications so that each student's medical history will be kept up to date. A Health and Immunization Record is required of each student when admitted to Ohio Christian University.  Students must be vaccinated against meningococcal disease and hepatitis B. The data will be kept on file in the Office of Student Development and Residence Hall RD Office. All information is kept in strict confidence, per FERPA and HIPPA Laws. Students must also have their Health and Immunization Record completed and submitted to the Admissions office prior to Student Orientation at the beginning of the semester.

College of Adult & Graduate Studies

PURPOSE:

To establish the policy for student vaccinations.

POLICY:

Ohio Christian University’s College of Adult and Graduate Studies does not require the submission of health/ immunization records for admission or enrollment. The University recommends that all applicants, students, and their families review the list of recommended vaccines that has been compiled by the American College Health Association (ACHA) with assistance from the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Ohio Christian University also recommends that all students maintain these recommended vaccinations.