In order to protect the safety of the campus community and comply with Louisiana state law, students are required to submit proof of immunizations or sign an exemption form at the time of resignation or entry.
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Friday: 8:30–11:30 a.m.
Louisiana law (R.S. 17:170 - Schools of Higher Learning) requires proof of dates of
immunization against measles, mumps, rubella, and tetanus-diphtheria for all first-time
LSU students born on or after January 1, 1957, and for reentering students (born on
or after January 1, 1957) who have been out of school for one semester or longer.
The requirements were established for the purpose of meeting the established recommendations
for control of vaccine-preventable diseases, as recommended by the American Academy
of Pediatrics (AAP), the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices to the United
States Public Health Service (ACIP), and the American College Health Association (ACHA).
Louisiana law subsequently mandated meningococcal meningitis vaccination for persons
admitted to a postsecondary education institution starting in the Fall 2006 semester
and thereafter. This was satisfied by giving the meningococcal ACWY vaccine. Since
2006 a meningococcal B vaccine has been developed, which covers a strain not covered
by the ACWY vaccine. Though not currently mandated, the meningococcal B vaccine is