Immunization Requirements

Nevada state law prohibits students from attending class without proof of immunizations. UNLV upholds this statute by preventing registration for admitted students who have not submitted proper proof of immunizations. 

Mail or Fax Records To:
UNLV Office of Admissions
4505 S. Maryland Parkway 
Box 451021
Las Vegas, NV 89154-1021

Campus Location: Student Services Complex, Building B (SSC-B)
Phone: 702-774-UNLV (8658)
Fax: 702-774-8008

Please be sure to include your full name and NSHE ID on all immunization documents.

Documentation for the following immunizations is required:

All students:
One (1) dose of Tetanus Diptheria (not Tetanus Toxoid) within the past 10 years.

Students born in or after 1957:
Two (2) doses of Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR) vaccine
Two doses of live Measles vaccine, one Mumps, one Rubella vaccine

Valid exemptions from these requirements:

Medical Exemptions
If you are seeking an exemption for medical reasons (i.e., pregnancy or another medical reason for not receiving a vaccine), you must provide a letter from a licensed physician signed on his/her stationery stating the reason for the exemption and the length of the exemption.

Religious Exemptions
If you are seeking an exemption for religious reasons, you must provide a statement that says that the required immunizations are contrary to your religious beliefs. The statement must be signed by you or your parent/legal guardian if you are a minor.

Documentation required for registration:

Documentation not showing the required immunizations will be considered incomplete.

Acceptable forms of documentation:

You must also provide:

Registration hold:
Failure to provide the above documentation will prevent you from registering for classes.

Where to get immunized: