Immunization Policy

Pursuant to Florida Board of Governors Regulation 6.001(9), prior to registration, each student accepted for admission at Florida Atlantic University must submit a signed FAU Immunization Form. Florida Atlantic University requires documented proof of immunizations to Measles and Rubella. In addition, pursuant to Florida Board of Governors Regulations 6.007, effective July 1, 2008, all new matriculating students must also provide documentation of vaccinations against Meningococcal Meningitis and Hepatitis B or provide a signed waiver for each declined vaccination.

Incoming Students

Proof of immunization is required prior to registration.

FAU may have received some immunization information electronically if you have attended a Florida public high school. In addition you will need to complete the FAU Immunization Form and provide any missing information.

To submit the FAU Immunization Form and additional immunization documentation, please complete the following steps:

  1. Review the immunization requirements above
  2. Complete the Online Immunization Form
  3. If you need a medical provider to complete the form, they can send the form in via:

Click here to view the frequently asked questions regarding your immunization records.

Immunization Records

You may be able to obtain your immunization records from:

  • Previous university
  • Pediatric doctor
  • Copies of other official immunization documentation ex. (Florida Certification of Immunization, immunization booklet, Florida high school transcripts)

NOTE: You are required to submit the signed FAU Immunization Form in addition to any documentation from above.

To obtain copies of your immunization records, contact the Immunization office.

Immunization Form

The form consists of four pages and should be read carefully.

  • All students must complete the demographic information at the top of the form and sign in Section D.
  • Students under the age of 18 must also have a parent/guardian sign in Section D.
  • Students born after 1956 must have Sections A and B completed by a physician if official immunization documents are not attached to the form.
  • Students (or their parent/guardian if the student is under the age of 18) must sign in Section B if they do not have documentation of vaccination against Meningococcal Meningitis and/or Hepatitis B and elect to waive either or both of those vaccines.

Office Location

The Immunization Office is located at:

Florida Atlantic University
Immunization Office
Bldg. SU 80, Rm. 114
777 Glades Road
Boca Raton, FL 33431

Phone: 561-297-0049
Fax: 561-297-2769

 Last Modified 10/3/17