Immunization / CPR Requirements


1. Complete physical examination form. (Must use and submit a SRJC form). A physician or nurse practitioner must complete the physical within one year prior to entering the program.

2. Positive rubella and rubeola titer or positive antibody screen or MMR vaccine. (**)

3. Proof of second measles vaccine or MMR (minimum 4-6 weeks after initial MMR) for students born after 1957 or proof of immunity.(**)

4. Proof of two negative PPD tests (TB test) (**) (annual requirement). The Health Sciences Department now requires the two-step PPD. You need to get the first PPD placed and read between May 25 and June 15 and the second PPD within three weeks from the first shot. If positive PPD, documentation of a baseline chest x-ray (radiology report) taken within the last year must be produced. A symptom-free form completed by an MD or FNP will need to be filled out one year after the chest x-ray.  The QuantiFERON Gold blood test is also accepted as proof of TB immunity.

5. Proof of completed Hepatitis B vaccine series or Proof of first Hepatitis B vaccine MUST be completed by orientation which occures in May(*).

6. Proof of Tetanus or tetanus/diphtheria (Tdap) documented within the last 10 years (*).

7. Proof of annual Flu vaccine administered after August 1st and by October 31st of each year in the the dental programs at SRJC. 

8. Evidence of immunity to varicella (see chickenpox status statement) or Proof of Varicella vaccine. (*)

9. Copy of current CPR card:  ONLY American Heart Association Health Care Provider/ BLS or American Red Cross BLS is accepted for the Dental Program and must include In-Person portion.

(*) SRJC Student Health Services offers these immunizations for a fee.

(**) Can be obtained through SRJC Student Health Services or Public Health at little, or no cost.