Proof of Bacterial Meningitis
Texas law requires that all entering students under the age of 22 provide a certificate signed by a health care provider or an official immunization record verifying that a student has been vaccinated against bacterial meningitis, or has received a booster during the five years prior to registration.
UHD has chosen the services of Magnus Health SMR (Student Medical Record) to provide Web-based access of proof that a student has taken their Bacterial Meningitis vaccination. Proof of Meningitis Immunization must be submitted to Magnus Health SMR to verify that the vaccination was received during the five year period prior to and no later than 10 days before the first day of the semester.
UHD will not directly accept student Bacterial Meningitis Immunization records in person, to UHD fax numbers, or UHD email addresses. Please log onto UHD’s student services portal ‘myUHD’ to submit Bacterial Meningitis Immunization records for review by Magnus Health SMR (Student Medical Records). You will need to use your Network ID and password. If you need assistance with obtaining your password please refer to the link below:
Student Network Account
All students under the age of 22 are required to register through Magnus Health SMR, to ensure your course registration at UHD is not delayed. If you need assistance submitting your documents to Magnus Health SMR (Student Medical Records) please call 1-877-461-6831.
UHD is closely monitoring the coronavirus outbreak and will update this page as necessary.
Registering for Summer Term 2020
All summer classes scheduled will be conducted online. Students will be exempt from providing proof of the Meningitis vaccine for these sessions.
Registering for Fall Term 2020
Students registering for classes in the Fall 2020 term are currently still required to upload and submit proof that the student has taken their Bacterial Meningitis vaccination to Magnus Health SMR.
If your vaccination record does not show your shot or booster dose was receive by the compliance date deadline your class schedule for the fall term will be in danger of being dropped.
The bacterial meningitis vaccination compliance deadline dates are listed below.
|Summer 2020 - All sessions||EXEMPT|
|Fall 2020||August 14, 2020|
|Fall 2020 8 Week 1 Session||August 14, 2020|
|Fall 2020 8 Week 2 Session||October 9, 2020|
Important facts about Bacterial Meningitis
- RMV Hold: Students will not be able to register for fall classes after June 29th until the proper vaccination documentation is uploaded and submitted to Magnus Health SMR (Student Medical Record).