Required Health Information

All new, incoming students must complete and return the Health Information Form (PDF)  to Student Health Services by the due date listed below.

Fall Semester entrance: Due by July 15
Spring Semester entrance: Due by January 15
DPT Summer entrance: Due by June 1

Compliance with and completion of this form is a Commonwealth of Virginia and Lynchburg College requirement for all full-time students.

Required Immunizations and Screenings

  • Tetanus and Diphtheria Vaccine (Td or DPT): Must have a completed series with a booster of Tetanus/Diphtheria/Pertussis (TdaP) within the last 10 years
  • Hepatitis B Vaccine: Must receive three (3) doses OR provide titer report indicating positive immunity.
  • Two (2) MMR Vaccines (Measles, Mumps, and Rubella):
    • administered after your first birthday AND after 1957,
    • OR two (2) measles vaccines, one (1) rubella, one (1) mumps vaccine.
    • All must have been administered after your first birthday AND after 1957,
    • OR titer report indicating MMR immunity is acceptable in place of vaccine documentation.
  • Meningococcal Vaccines: One vaccine is required on or after the 16th birthday
  • Two Varicella Vaccines OR positive blood test showing immunity
  • Tuberculosis Screening:
    • Must have risk assessment screening and, if positive screening, Tuberculin skin test x 2
    • Chest x-ray required if test results are positive
  • Sickle Cell Screening (Hgb S)

References for Health Requirements

American College Health Association Immunization Recommendations

Recommendations for Institutional Prematriculation Immunizations (RIPI)

Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP)

Tuberculosis Screening Guidelines