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New incoming students are required to:
1) provide a valid record of immunizations as explained below and
2) fill out a Report of Medical History health form by logging in to Online Student Health with their Pirate ID and password
Please note: a physical is exam is not required for enrollment at East Carolina University.
Carolina G.S. 130A-155.1 requires persons attending a college or
university, whether public, private or religious, to present a
Certificate of Immunization or a record of immunization from a high
school. Students taking five or more credit hours on campus must meet the North Carolina State Law Immunization requirements below:
|College/University Vaccine Requirements and Number of Doses
|Vaccine Required||Tetanus, Diphtheria and/or Pertussis
INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS and/or non-US Citizens: Vaccines are required as noted above. Additionally, these students are required to have a Tuberculin (TB) skin test or blood test for TB* with a negative result within the 12 months preceding the first day of classes (chest x-ray required if test is positive). The TB skin test or blood test for TB* must be performed in a United States facility. Please note: ECU Student Health Services only administers the blood test for TB* for enrollment requirements.
*QuantiFERON®-TB Gold (QFT-G; Cellestis, Ltd., Carnegie, Australia) is a FDA approved blood test for the detection of tuberculosis (TB) infection.
If you have
not submitted your immunizations or are missing necessary vaccinations, you have a minimal amount of time to
complete requirements. Immunizations for enrollment should be obtained
prior to coming to ECU at a local physician’s office, health department,
medical office or urgent care center.
The following immunizations are recommended for college students, but not required:
For information on where to obtain your records, how to fill out the forms or ways to send them to Student Health, visit our Submitting Records page.
Need a form to take to your doctor so he/she can fill out your immunization history? Download and print our Immunization Record.
Ready to fill out your required online Report of Medical History? Visit Online Student Health, and login with your ECU PirateID and password. You will see a link on the left hand menu to fill out your medical history.