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Center for Disease Control: Traveler’s Health

Center for Disease Control: Vaccinations


Participants in programs in Europe require no inoculations, unless recommended by the college health service. Participants in programs in Asia, Africa and Central and South America may be required to have certain inoculations. Current information is provided after acceptance into the program.

Physical Examinations

Anyone participating in an off-campus program for one semester or longer is required to have a physical examination. This is for the protection of the student. The examination should take place no more than six months prior to the departure but also soon enough in advance that any correctable health problems might be caught in time and dealt with before departure. Deadlines for submission of physical examination forms are as follows: Semester 1 and full-year programs: August 1; Semester II Programs: November 1