The Catholic University of America

Immunization Requirements

Please refer to the university policy on immunization for a complete description of immunization requirements  The Catholic University of America complies with the DC Immunization requirements.

Immunization records are due for all incoming freshmen for Fall 2018 by July 1, 2018.  Any student that has not submitted records by that date, or their records are not complete by July 1, will have a $100 late fee assessed to their account.  All transfer, graduate and International students need to submit their records by August 1, 2018.  A late fee of $100 will be assessed to their accounts after the fall add/drop date deadline if the records are not submitted or are not complete.

All immunization information must be entered into the student portal.  The instructions for registering for the portal and submitting records was in an email from Orientation. Please do not send, fax or email immunization records to us.  They MUST be entered through the student portal. You will need to enter your dates of vaccinations into the Immunization Form on your portal and then upload your supporting documents.  These are reviewed by a staff member.  If there are any problems with your record, you will receive an email.  We do NOT send emails confirming that the records have been received and are complete.  

If your records are complete, it will no longer be listed on your checklist on your Cardinal Station account. Please check your Cardinal Station account to see whether the immunization requirement is listed as completed. It is your responsibilty to check your "to Do" list on Cardinal Station regularly. If you have not submitted a complete Immunization Record within 10 days of the first day of class, a restrictive hold will be placed on your account.  This hold will prevent you from being able to register for the following semester.

Meningitis Vaccine Requirement
The Catholic University of America, requires that all freshmen document receipt of the meningitis vaccine on or after their 16th birthday or sign and submit the meningitis waiver form.

Frequently Asked Questions About Meningitis click here


All Required Immunizations are Available at Student Health Services for administration.  If you have any questions, you may email .