What are the pre-entrance requirements for students?
The completed health record must include: medical history, a physical by a health care provider, the following immunizations: Tet/Diph, MMR (2 after one year of age) and polio vaccine (four dates required) and a TB skin test (Mantoux) and results within 12 months of arriving on campus, a hepatitis B vaccine series (recommended) and a meningitis vaccine (recommended, available at Health Center after September 15). Information will be sent to parents before classes start.
Download the Student Health Record form (PDF).
Vaccination Policy Q&A
- If I can’t get the needed immunizations, can I get them at the Health Center?
Yes, for a fee, but it is required to get them before school starts.
- If I am an athlete, do I still need a pre-entrance physical even though I’ll get a sports physical?
Yes, Otterbein records must be complete before sports participation can occur.
- If I have other questions, who can I call?
Call or email Elizabeth (Susie) Cook in the Health Center at 614-823-1345 or fax 614-823-1786