In September of 2005, the Kansas Board of Regents adopted a policy mandating all state universities to put in place policies and procedures effective as of the fall semester of the 2006-2007 academic year requiring that all incoming students residing in University housing be vaccinated against meningitis. This policy statement is intended to comply with Regents policy.
1. Each first-time resident of a University residence hall shall be required to complete and submit either a:
2. Any first-time resident who does not complete and submit a Proof of Meningitis Vaccination or a Meningitis Waiver Form within fifteen (15) days of occupancy of a University residence hall shall be referred to the Associate Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students.
This policy shall be included in the WSU Policies and Procedures Manual and shared with appropriate constituencies of the University.
The Vice President for Student Affairs shall have primary responsibility for publication, dissemination and implementation of this University policy.
February 1, 2006
January 18, 2011