Student Health and Wellness


Henderson State University requires a proof of the following immunizations within 30 days of enrollment:

Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR)

  • 2 doses Measles, 2 doses Rubella and 2 doses Mumps Required for all freshmen and foreign-born students.
  • 1 dose Measles, 1 dose Rubella AND 1 dose Mumps is Required for all transfer (30 hours or greater) and graduate students.
  • Re-immunization is necessary when Rubella, Rubeola, Mumps or MMR was administered before 12 months of age/or before 1968.

In addition, Henderson recommends the following vaccinations for students:

  • COVID-19 Vaccines
  • Seasonal Influenza (offered during annual flu clinic to campus community)
  • Meningococcal (one dose preferably before entry into college. Freshmen living in residence halls have an increased risk).
  • Hepatitis B (three doses of vaccine)
  • Tetanus/Diptheria (Booster within the last 10 years)

All documentation must be signed by a physician or authorized health-care provider or a copy of an official immunization record may be attached.

Immunization Exemption

To request an exemption for immunizations, email An exemption must be completed each year that you are a student at Henderson State University. Once the form is completed, mail it to:

Arkansas Department of Health
4815 West Markham - Mailslot 48
Little Rock, AR 72205

Once you receive your exemption from the state, bring a copy to Student Health and Wellness.

Immunization Form

Permission to Release/Transfer Medical Information Form