WellCat Health Center

Immunization Requirements

CSU Chico remains committed to protecting the health and well-being of our students, campus, and community by following the immunization guidelines put forth by the California Department of Public Health (CDPH), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the American College Health Association (ACHA).

The CSU Immunization Policy (Executive Order 803 date February 2023) requires students to obtain the vaccinations and screening recommended for colleges and universities. This policy applies to undergraduate and graduate students, students matriculated in self-support degree programs and K-12 students participating in concurrent enrollment courses entering the California State University (CSU) in or after fall 2023.

Required Immunizations:

  • Hepatitis B (Hep B) - three (3) doses for students 18 years and younger.
  • Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR) - two (2) doses with first dose given on or after first birthday; positive titer (laboratory evidence of immunity to disease). 
  • Meningococcal B (Meningitis B) – A two (2) or three (3) shot series (depending on vaccine your healthcare provider recommends) for students ages of 16-23.

Recommended Immunizations

Incoming CSU students are strongly encouraged, but not required, to receive the following immunizations. We encourage students to discuss these with your provider. 

Recommended ImmunizationsRecommended Groups
Hepatitis B (Hep B)Students who are 19 or older
Hepatitis A (Hep A)All students regardless of age
Human papillomavirus (HPV)For men and women through the age of 26
Influenza (Flu)Recommended annually and for all students, regardless of age
Meningococcal conjugate (Meningitis)Students up to age 23
PneumococcalStudents who have certain medical conditions 
Immunizations for international travel Based on destination
List of Recommended Immunizations

How do I upload my immunization record?

To have their immunization record verified by the WellCat Health Center, students need to upload an image or scan into their patient portal. Students can find the upload link under the "Medical Clearances" tab. You can follow the steps demonstrated in this video: How to Upload Your Immunization Record

For more information, please contact the WellCat Health Center at (530) 898-5241 or immunizations@csuchico.edu