Office of Student Life

Student Health Services

Vaccination and Titer Requirements

Vaccination requirements vary for each program, however often include:

  • Measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR)
  • Varicella (Chicken Pox)
  • Hepatitis B
  • TDAP (Tetanus)
  • Influenza

A titer verifies antibody levels, ensuring protection against disease.  Insufficient levels may require booster vaccination.

Health Professional Students are expected to meet both The Ohio State University and their program vaccination requirements.

Submission of Vaccination and Titer Records

When Performed at Student Life Student Health Services (SLSHS)

  • Vaccinations received at SLSHS are automatically added to the health record and communicated to the college

When Performed by Another Laboratory

  • Provide documentation to SLSHS via:
  • Allow 10 business days for processing
  • Results will be added to the health record and communicated to the college

Obtain Vaccinations and Titers

Schedule Appointment with Preventive Medicine:  

  • Online via My BuckMD (Select Health Professional Student for the appointment reason)
  • Phone 614-292-4321
  • In-person 

Influenza Vaccination Requirement

The influenza vaccination is a yearly requirement that must be updated each fall when the new vaccine becomes available. 

SLSHS offers several options for receiving your influenza vaccination:

  • Walk-in Influenza Clinics: No appointment required (see events page for details)
  • SLSHS Pharmacy: No appointment required
  • Appointment: Schedule with Preventive Medicine