Recommended Immunizations

Vaccine Recommendation
Meningococcal1 One dose of meningococcal conjugate vaccine (MCV4) for unvaccinated persons 21 years or younger or one booster dose of meningococcal conjugate vaccine (MCV4) for persons 21 years or younger if received initial MCV4 dose when younger than age 16 years. If initial dose given at age 16 or over, no booster dose required.
Influenza2 Annual vaccination at the start of the influenza season (October – March)
Human Papillomavirus (HPV)1 Three dose HPV series. Second dose given 4-8 weeks after first and third dose given 6 months after first dose (at least 10 weeks after second dose)
Hepatitis A11 Two doses of hepatitis A series (0 and 6-12 months) or three dose combined hepatitis A and hepatitis B series (0, 1-2 and 6-12 months)
Pneumococcal Polysaccharide11 One dose for persons less than 65 years if they have chronic illness or other risk factor including, but not limited to, diabetes, asthma, asplenia, sickle cell disease, cochlear implant recipient, HIV infection or other immunocompromising condition or one dose for unvaccinated persons older than 64 years

1Not given at Student Health Clinics on Perimeter College at Georgia State University campuses
2Given at Student Health Clinics on Perimeter College at Georgia State University campuses during influenza season

Students who have questions or would like further information about whether or not they qualify for an exemption or waiver should send an email to the Student Health Clinic at Perimeter College with their name and student ID number. Please allow two business days for a reply.