What are the mandatory immunization requirements?
If you are taking six (6) or more credits, SUNY Broome requires proof of the following:
- Two (2) Measles, Mumps & Rubella vaccines given at least 28 days apart and after your first birthday OR lab results showing immunity to Measles, Mumps & Rubella
- One (1) Meningitis vaccine within the last five (5) years OR a Meningitis Waiver form on file. (The declination/waiver form can be downloaded below.)
If you are taking exclusively online classes, you do not need to comply with the above requirements per New York State Public Health Law.
When do I need to submit my records by?
Complete immunization records must be on file with Student Health Services before the start of your first attending semester. Those students without complete records will be medically withdrawn from classes.
Where and how can I submit my records?
- Fax your records to (607) 778-5530
- Email your records to email@example.com
- Mail your records to SUNY Broome Community College, Attn: Student Health Services, PO Box 1017, Binghamton, NY 13902
- Deliver your records to Student Health Services, (Old) Science Building, Room 102 – there is a mail slot for after hours drop offs.
Not sure where to get your immunization records?
- High school health office
- Primary care physician
- Previous college/university attended
- Military health records
- Childhood health record book
MMR Immunization Requirements
Public Health Law Article 21, Title IV, Section 2165-Immunization: All students born on or after January 1, 1957 and registering for six or more credits (on campus) and attending New York State colleges/universities must provide proof of immunity to measles, mumps and rubella.
- MMR (measles, mumps, rubella) for students born on or after January 1, 1957
- Two doses given at least 28 days apart and after your first birthday.
- Positive antibodies for Measles, Mumps and Rubella is acceptable. Lab results must be provided as proof.
- Meningitis (Meningococcal) vaccine (ALL students taking six or more credits)
- One dose within the last five years or a completed two-dose series.
- Declination/waiver on file
Persons who hold genuine and sincere religious beliefs contrary to immunization may apply for Religious Exemption. Philosophical, political, scientific, or sociological objections to immunization is not accepted by the State of New York as a religious exemption. Further documentation/supporting evidence may be requested by the College when submitting Religious Exemption. Please contact us at 607-778-5181 or stop in for more information on Religious Exemptions.