Frequently Asked Questions

  1. Where can I find the immunization compliance form?
    The Proof of Immunization Compliance form is located on the UHS site here.  You can also send in a copy of your immunization records.
  2. Who should submit proof of immunization compliance?
    Proof of immunization compliance is required from all first-time students & transfer students.
  3. What immunizations are required by Nicholls State University?
    TWO(2) doses of measles vaccine; at least one (1) dose each of rubella and mumps vaccine; ONE (1) tetanus-diphtheria booster (AT LEAST 10 YEARS CURRENT); TWO (2) doses of meningococcal meningitis vaccine OR one (1) dose, if first dose was given on or after age 16.  For more information, please visit our immunization requirement page.
  4. Can I sign a waiver for the required immunizations?
    Students can request a waiver of the required immunizations by completing the back page of the Proof of Immunization Compliance form.
  5. How can I submit my immunization record/form?
    Immunizations can be sent to University Health Services by mail (P.O. Box 2054, Thibodaux, LA 70310), fax (985-493-2601), or e-mail (healthservices@nicholls.edu).
  6. How can I receive a copy of my immunization records?
    If you wish to obtain a copy of your immunization record, please send an email to healthservices@nicholls.edu OR fax a handwritten request to 985-493-2601.  In the email/request, state your name, student ID# and tell us what you are requesting.  A copy of your complete immunization record can also usually be obtained from your local parish health unit or your physician’s office.

Please call (985) 493-2600 or e-mail healthservices@nicholls.edu if you have any questions.