Fall 2023 Admitted Students

CSU Channel Islands requires that all entering students enrolled for course credit submit documentation of vaccination or immunity to the following prior to August 21, 2023. Accounts that are noncompliant after the first day of school may receive a hold preventing registration for the following semester. Students who are required to submit documentation will be contacted via email with instructions at a later date. Please be sure to check your Dolphin email account.

Required Vaccinations:

  1. Hepatitis B (Hep B) - only required if you are18 years old or younger.

Please refer to Environmental Health and Safety for all information on the COVID-19 vaccine requirement.

Mandatory Steps to Complete by August 21

Collect Your Documents

  • If you have health insurance: Request your immunization records from your primary care physician.
  • Regardless of health insurance status:
    • Your state immunization registry may maintain immunization records. You can find a listing of these registries on the CDC website.
    • Your high school may also have a copy of your immunization records (must list each dose).

Get Immunized/Tested

  • If you have health insurance:
    • If you are missing any required immunizations, make an appointment with your primary care provider to get up-to-date.
    • If you don't know whether or not you received a required immunization, your primary care provider may be able to offer a titer test to document your immunity.
  • Regardless of health insurance status:
    • Student Health Services (SHS) can refer students to off-campus immunization providers. Call SHS to make an appointment for a referral: 805-437-8828. SHS does not provide immunizations to students at this time.

Upload Your Documents

  • Instructions on how to upload your documents will be emailed to you at a later date.
  • Do not email, mail, or drop off your documents with the University.

Need help? Visit here.

Recommended Immunizations

(Students are encouraged to discuss with their healthcare provider)

  • Hepatitis A (Hep A)
  • Hepatitis B (Hep B) - For all students 19 years and older
  • Human papillomavirus (HPV)
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Measles, Mumps and Rubella (MMR) 
  • Meningococcal B (Meningitis B)
  • Pneumococcal
  • Poliovirus (Polio)
  • Tetanus-Diphtheria-Pertussis (Tdap)
  • Varicella (Chickenpox)

Specialized Populations

Please visit this page for more information on:

  • Academic program, fieldwork, or clinical placement immunization requirements
  • Vaccines for international travel/study
  • Higher risk screening for tuberculosis


The University only accepts exemptions to these immunization requirements based on medical or religious considerations.

Medical Exemptions

Students with a medical condition that prevents them from being safely vaccinated may apply for a medical exemption.

The medical exemption letter must include the following:

  • The need for exemption due to an existing medical (including mental health) condition
  • The name, address, phone number, and license number of the medical provider.
  • The signature of the student's certified or licensed healthcare professional

Religious Exemptions

If you need to apply for a religious exemption, please complete the following Religious Exemption Form (PDF, .04 MB).

Instructions on how to submit your medical/religious exemption will be emailed to you at a later date.


American College Health Association

California Department of Public Health

 Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC)

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