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Student Health Services


Immunizations

You have access to a full range of vaccines, including those required by the university.

Schedule an Appointment Online 

Or call 803-777-9511. 

Use MyHealthSpace to make an appointment, view your wellness records, message with your doctor to ask questions and more.

 

Allow Extra Time

You may need to wait 15 minutes after your vaccine to make sure you don't have any reactions.

 

Required Immunizations

You must complete the Immunization Record Form [pdf] to file your immunizations before orientation. You will not be able to register for classes until we have your required immunizations on file.

1. MMR Vaccine (two doses)
You'll need two doses of the measles, mumps and rubella vaccine (MMR), or positive blood titer reports.

2. Meningococcal Vaccine
You'll need the meningococcal vaccine to prevent meningitis if you are younger than 21. If you've had a meningitis vaccine but it's more than five years old, you'll need a booster.

You can decline this vaccine on your Immunization Record Form [pdf].

3. Tuberculosis Risk Assessment Questionnaire
Complete the questionnaire found in your Immunization Record Form [pdf]. Or submit a tuberculosis test done in the last year. 

Exemptions
You can only be exempt from getting and filing required immunizations if:

  • You have a permanent medical contraindication.
  • You have conflicting religious beliefs.
  • You are enrolled in only distance education courses.

You will need to provide proof of your exemption status.

 

Recommended Immunizations

We recommend all students get these preventive vaccines for their overall health and well-being.

  • Gardasil (all students younger than 26)
  • Hepatitis A & B
  • Varicella (chicken pox)
  • Tetanus/Diphtheria/Pertussis (Tdap)
  • Meningococcal Group B

 

Allergy Shots

You can get your allergy shots without leaving campus.

Bring In Your Own Serum
You must bring in your own allergy serum to get your allergy shot. 

After Your Injection
You must wait in the office 30 minutes after your allergy shots.

Cost
We charge a fee for this service. Call 803-777-3174 for information about fees based on your allergy shot schedule.