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College of Professional and International Education (CPIE)

All College of Professional and International Education (CPIE) students attending classes in person at CSULB must show proof of the following vaccines by the deadlines listed above:

  • Measles, Mumps, and Rubella (MMR): 2 doses on or after the first birthday OR laboratory test to show proof of immunity (titer). If you have both an immunization and titer, please upload the immunization record only, not both the immunization and the titer.
  • Varicella (Chickenpox): 2 doses on or after the first birthday OR laboratory test to show proof of immunity (titer). If you have both an immunization and titer, please upload the immunization record only, not both the immunization and the titer.
  • Tetanus, Diphtheria, and Pertussis (Tdap): One dose on or after the age of 7 years.
  • Hepatitis B (students 18 and younger)
  • Meningitis ACY-W (Menactra or Menveo) – Required for all students 21 and younger and required for all housing students (regardless of age): One dose on or after the age of 16.
  • Meningitis B (Trumenba or Bexsero) – Required for Housing students only: Students who will be living in housing must complete all doses prior to moving into housing.
  • All incoming students must complete a Tuberculosis (TB) risk questionnaire. Incoming students who are at higher risk for TB infection should undergo either skin or blood testing for TB infection within 1 year of entry into CSULB.

How to Proceed

  • To begin the process of completing your Immunization Requirement, click on the link to the Patient Portal
  • It is required that you submit your records in English. If we cannot interpret your records, you may need to take further steps, such as getting laboratory tests to show proof of immunity (titers) or you may need to receive immunizations at the CSULB Student Health Services. Please note that titers will only be accepted for MMR, Varicella, and Hepatitis B (if applicable). If you have both an immunization and titer, please upload the immunization record only, not both the immunization and the titer.
  • Proof of all immunization requirements must be uploaded to the Patient Portal.

American Language Institute (ALI)

All American Language Institute (ALI) students attending classes in person at CSULB must show proof of the following vaccines by the deadlines listed above:

  • Measles, Mumps, and Rubella (MMR): 2 doses on or after the first birthday OR laboratory test to show proof of immunity (titer). If you have both an immunization and titer, please upload the immunization record only, not both the immunization and the titer.
  • Varicella (Chickenpox): 2 doses on or after the first birthday OR laboratory test to show proof of immunity (titer). If you have both an immunization and titer, please upload the immunization record only, not both the immunization and the titer.
  • Tetanus, Diphtheria, and Pertussis (Tdap): One dose on or after the age of 7 years.
  • Hepatitis B (students 18 and younger)
  • Meningitis ACY-W (Menactra or Menveo) – Required for all students 21 and younger and required for all housing students (regardless of age): One dose on or after the age of 16.
  • Meningitis B (Trumenba or Bexsero) – Required for Housing students only: Students who will be living in housing must complete all doses prior to moving into housing.
  • All incoming students must complete a Tuberculosis (TB) risk questionnaire. Incoming students who are at higher risk for TB infection should undergo either skin or blood testing for TB infection within 1 year of entry into CSULB.

How to Proceed

  • To submit proof of all immunization requirements, ALI students should email their records to the immunization nurse at SHS-Vaccine@csulb.edu.
  • If you are unable to get proof of vaccines or are not current on your vaccines, you can receive the immunizations in person at CSULB Student Health Services.
  • It is required that you submit your records in English. If we cannot interpret your records, you may need to take further steps, such as getting laboratory tests to show proof of immunity (titers) or you may need to receive immunizations at the CSULB Student Health Services. Please note that titers will only be accepted for MMR, Varicella, and Hepatitis B (if applicable). If you have both an immunization and titer, please upload the immunization record only, not both the immunization and the titer.

If you are a Servicemember or Veteran, please visit our Servicemember and Veteran Students page.