All students enrolled in an on campus class is required, by Illinois Law (Public Act) 85-1315 and University policy, to provide proof of immunity for tetanus, diphtheria, measles, mumps, and rubella. Documentation of immunity must be complete and on file at Health Services before the 10th day of their first term enrolled to avoid a late processing fee and registration hold.
Go to the Secure Patient Web Site to enter immunization information. You will be asked to enter your ZID and password. If you have not received your ZID, you can activate it through www.niu.edu/its/accounts. After activating your ZID, sign in to the secure patient Web site, click on "Forms," and then "Immunizations." All immunization dates must be signed or certified by a health care provider or public health official. Complete the online form AND provide verification of the immunization dates entered by submitting one (or a combination) of the following:
If you are unable to use the secure patient Web site you can
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Your records are not complete until they have been reviewed and verified by Health Services. You will be notified via your NIU ZID email account if your records are incomplete. Please note that a physical examination is not required. Immunizations are available on a walk-in basis at NIU Health Services, Preventive Medicine Clinic. Student Health Insurance does cover the cost of some immunizations. Please call (815) 753-9585 for office hours and current fee information.
Please contact our office for information and assistance regarding the immunization requirements and exemptions, 815-753-1311 or 815-753-9585.