All Governors State University students are required by Illinois Law (Public Act) 85-1315 to provide proof of immunity for tetanus/diphtheria, measles, mumps and rubella.
Immunization records must be recently dated and signed by a healthcare provider. In order to meet compliance, records must include a tetanus/diphtheria (DTs) booster within the past 10 years, and two measles, mumps, rubella (MMRs) after the first birthday.
International students, born outside of the United States, must provide proof of three DTs and two MMRs. If records are not in English, they must be accompanied by a certified translation.
Immunization Record Compliance Deadlines:Friday, March 14, 2014
Tuesday, September 2, 2014
- All current GSU students (including students admitted Spring 2014) who plan on registering for courses Fall 2014 and beyond
- Students admitted Summer 2014
- Students admitted Fall 2014
Transfer, graduate, doctoral and freshman students must submit documentation in order to be in compliance. Students who do not submit immunization records by the above deadlines will have a registration hold placed on their records and will be unable to register until they have fulfilled this requirement; prolonged noncompliance will result in a $25 charge assessed to a student's account.
Immunization Records can be submitted to the Academic Resource Center by:
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org (scanned and attached as pdf)
Drop off: Academic Resource Center, Room B1215 (across from the cafeteria)
Postal mail: 1 University Parkway, University Park, Illinois 60484-0975
For more information and to access the Immunization Form, please click here.
Students who have previously submitted immunization records to GSU through their academic department, please click here to access the appropriate documentation.
The Immunization Deadline Extension/Exemption Request form is available for students who are graduating this term or need an extension on the deadline. To access this form, please click here.