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Immunizations

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENTS:

Do not upload incomplete forms as they are immediately discarded and will not be processed.


Drexel University requires all entering full-time undergraduate and graduate students to complete an immunization record. You may access this form by going to the Forms page.

NOTE: Online students are not required to comply with the University Immunizations Policy.

NOTE: Medical students in the College of Medicine MD program, please do not upload your forms in DrexelOne; instead, please email your completed requirements for matriculation to imm_surv@drexel.edu.

Immunization Requirements

Domestic Students

Drexel requires all entering full-time undergraduate and graduate students to complete an immunization record. You may access this form by going to the Forms page.

The prematriculation immunization requirement is based on the recommendations of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Department of Health Immunization and the American College Health Association. You may satisfy this requirement by completing the Immunization Record, which includes all immunization requirements for entrance into Drexel University.

There is a $35 University processing fee which must be paid by all students regardless of where the student receives vaccinations. This fee will be placed on the University bill.

Meningococcal B Vaccine Information
Drexel University currently does not require the Meningococcal B vaccine as the American College Health Association, our guiding body, has not yet endorsed this vaccine as required for University students. We do recommend that all students speak with their family physicians about the advisability of getting this vaccine and, if necessary, we will assist students in finding Philadelphia locations where the vaccine is available.

International Students

Drexel requires all entering full-time undergraduate and graduate students to complete an immunization record. Students can access this form by going to the Forms page.

The prematriculation immunization requirement is based on the recommendations of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Department of Health Immunization and the American College Health Association. You may satisfy this requirement by completing the Immunization Record. We encourage students to have all requirements completed in their country (please see below for more information on this requirement).

PPD (Tuberculosis) Test Requirement

Please see the directions page for the Tuberculosis test requirement. You may find this by going to the Forms page and selecting the 2019-2020 Immunization Form.

Meningococcal B Vaccine Information
Drexel University currently does not require the Meningococcal B vaccine as the American College Health Association, our guiding body, has not yet endorsed this vaccine as required for University students. We do recommend that all students speak with their family physicians about the advisability of getting this vaccine and, if necessary, we will assist students in finding Philadelphia locations where the vaccine is available.

Veteran Students

Drexel requires all entering full-time undergraduate and graduate students to complete an immunization record. For student-veterans, you may go to the Tricare website and download your health records using the date you started bootcamp. To complete this process, you may follow the steps below:

  1. Navigate to the middle of the Tricare page and select the orange button that says "Register or Log on to TOL."
  2. The Patient Portal will then open in a new window.
  3. Select the green "LOG IN" button at the top right. (Note: This login will be the same login credentials that you use to sign into your ebenefits)
  4. Once you're in the portal, select "Health Record - review, download your personal health data."
  5. Then, a new window wil pop-up, which gives you options of "Lab Results," "Medications," "Radiology Results," "Immunization," "Problem List," "Encounters," "Vitals," and "Allergies."
  6. To download your immunization record, select "Immunizations." Then click on the Blue Button on the bottom that says "Download My Data."
  7. You will then be taken to a window and will be asked for the date range of the date you started bootcamp to your EAS date. (Note: A large majority of your immunizations would have been done in bootcamp)
  8. After you insert your date range, press "Download PDF."
  9. You can then save this document in a PDF format.
  10. You may then complete Part I of our Immunization Record and the Tuberculosis (TB) Screening Questionnaire found on our Forms page.
  11. Submit both documents in the Immunization Record channel on DrexelOne.

The prematriculation immunization requirement is based on the recommendations of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Department of Health Immunization and the American College Health Association. You may satisfy this requirement by completing the Immunization Record, which includes all immunization requirements for entrance into Drexel University.

There is a $35 University processing fee which must be paid by all students regardless of where the student receives vaccinations. This fee will be placed on the University bill.

Meningococcal B Vaccine Information
Drexel University currently does not require the Meningococcal B vaccine as the American College Health Association, our guiding body, has not yet endorsed this vaccine as required for University students. We do recommend that all students speak with their family physicians about the advisability of getting this vaccine and, if necessary, we will assist students in finding Philadelphia locations where the vaccine is available.

Deadlines for Immunization

Any student who has not complied with the Immunization Policy by the correct deadline will have an Administrative Hold placed on their record which will prevent registration for the next term's classes.

QUARTER STUDENTS COMPLIANCE DEADLINES:

Term Start Compliance Deadline
Fall 2019 Sept. 1, 2019
Winter 2020 Jan. 30, 2020
Spring 2020 April 30, 2020
Summer 2020 July 15, 2020

SEMESTER STUDENTS COMPLIANCE DEADLINES:

Term Start Compliance Deadline
Fall 2019 Sept. 1, 2019
Spring 2020 Jan. 30, 2020

Immunization Locations

Drexel Student Health Center
3401 Market St.
Philadelphia, PA 19104
215.220.4700
(by appointment only)

You may also visit the following Urgent Care Centers, all of which will accept health insurance:

  • MyDoc Urgent Care: open six days a week
    3717 Chestnut St.
    Philadelphia, PA 19104
    215.921.8294 (no appointment needed – walk ins welcome)

  • MyDoc Urgent Care: open seven days a week
    1420 Locust St.
    Philadelphia, PA 19104
    215.800.1909 (no appointment needed)

  • Jefferson Urgent Care: open seven days a week
    2021 Chestnut St.
    Philadelphia, PA 19104
    267.443.2020 (no appointment needed)

  • For 24-hour emergency assistance, please visit After-Hours and Urgent and Emergent Care.


Submitting your Completed Immunization Record

Students should review the data presented in the deadline and policy information link. Students can access and download the required form and directions on the Forms page. Once the form is completed, a scanned PDF form can be uploaded. Please upload all completed immunization records by following the directions below:

  • Log in via DrexelOne.
  • Find the "Immunization Record" channel on the Welcome page in the center column at the bottom, under the Candid Campus image.
  • Upload your completed form. (Please note that we will not be able to process forms that are incomplete.)
    • Select the "Choose File" button.
    • Select the .pdf file for upload.
    • Choose "Open."
    • Click the "Add Another File" button to upload more than one file.
    • When all pages are added, click the "Upload" button.

Forms take 48-72 hours to process. Please revisit DrexelOne to ensure that there aren't any problems with your form 48-72 hours after submitting your form online. If there is a problem with your form, there will be a message on DrexelOne detailing what is needed for compliance.

Compliant Forms

The Immunization Record channel will disappear if your form is compliant with University requirements.

Non-Compliant Forms

You will receive a message providing explanation within your upload channel. Please be sure to resubmit all documents when the problem has been resolved, as the system discards incomplete forms.

For Additional Health Insurance and Immunization Information

University City Campus (including Online): healthimmu@drexel.edu

Center City and Queen Lane Campuses: vaccinescnhp@drexel.edu