Requirements by Grade-Level

Mother reading paperworkEach school level has different requirements for children. Those requirements are presented here by grade level. Requirements for school-age children and young adults entering college can change yearly. Please ensure your child has the proper immunizations for the upcoming school year. 

Vaccine exemptions cannot be sent electronically. Exemptions are also not available for same-day delivery. All exemptions are mailed via USPS in the order they were received. 

Vaccine FAQ

Texas Minimum Requirements for College Entry

Entering college students required to receive meningococcal vaccination and students not required to receive meningococcal vaccine are defined by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board Rules, Chapter 21, Subchapter T, §21.612§21.613, and §21.614.

Special Requirements

Students in the health care or veterinary field must have certain vaccines due to their coursework, which may expose them to viruses and bacteria at a higher risk.

Per Texas Education Code 51.933, Health and Human Services may write rules requiring students enrolled in health-related courses to receive certain vaccines. The following information is summarized from Title 25, Texas Administrative Code §97.64. This text is provided as a courtesy but is in no way intended to supersede or take precedence over official regulations.



Information about vaccine exemptions can be found on the Exemptions page.