All students must show proof of MMR (measles, mumps, rubella) immunization.
(Colorado Revised Statuses §25-4-901 to 909)
Students will NOT be able to register for classes without providing this information.
Certificate of Immunization for College Students
Download: Certificate of Immunization Form
Submitting Proof of Immunity
Your physician will need to enter the dates (month day and year) of your MMR vaccinations and provide their signature on the Certificate of Immunization Form.
In place of the Certificate of Immunization, you may submit:
- a copy of your original immunization records.
- an immunization record from another school, provided it is on official letterhead from the school.
- laboratory evidence demonstrating immunity with numerical values, otherwise known as an MMR Titer.
Please include your DU ID number, first and last name with all communications.
Email completed immunization forms or supporting documents to firstname.lastname@example.org or fax to 303-871-4242.
If your proof of immunity is incomplete or you have further questions, contact the DU Health and Counseling Center for instructions on obtaining immunizations at 303-871-2205 or email@example.com.
exemption to immunization law
Exemptions for medical, religious or personal reasons may be submitted.
In the event of an outbreak on campus, those students for whom an exemption has been submitted
will be withdrawn from classes by the CDPHE (Colorado
Department of Public Health and Environment) until the outbreak is contained
(this can take six to eight weeks). Those students will not be entitled to a refund of tuition or a tuition credit for any missed time.
To submit an exemption:
- Load the Certificate of Immunization Form
- fill in the identification information at the top of the form
- complete the STATEMENT OF EXEMPTION TO IMMUNIZATION LAW at the bottom
Email completed exemption to firstname.lastname@example.org or fax to 303-871-4242.
Meningitis vaccine is recommended (but not required) for all students living in the dorms. Booster shots may be recommended if you have been previously vaccinated for meningitis. For more information, check with the Health and Counseling Center.
The HCC offers a variety of vaccines and immunizations, including but not limited to:
- Flu, seasonal flu (influenza)
- Hepatitis A and B
- HPV (Human Papillomavirus)
- Travel vaccinations
Colorado department of public health & Education (CDPHE)
The University of Denver Health & Counseling Center (DU HCC) produce an annual report for the Colorado Department of Public Health & Education (CDPHE). In addition, this requirement is based on Colorado State Law §25-4-902.5 which allowed the CDPHE to write the regulations underlying the requirement.
Colorado Immunization Information System (CIIS)
The University of Denver Health & Counseling Center (DU HCC) participates in the Colorado Immunization Information System (CIIS). Immunizations given at the DU HCC will be entered into CIIS. Other information such as past immunization records provided to the DU HCC, gender, and the office where each shot is given will be included in the registry to be sure that your record is accurate and cannot be confused with another patient's record. Your address will also be included in the system to allow your healthcare provider to send you a card to remind you are due for an immunization. All information entered into CIIS is secure and confidential.