Health Sciences Center Student Requirements

Proof of adequate immunization and updated Tuberculin Skin Test (PPD) records are requirements for clinical rotations. Failure to provide proof of compliant immunizations/titers will prevent you from doing clinical work.

Below are the prematriculation immunization requirements for Health Sciences Center (HSC) and School of Podiatry students. Please contact Student Health Services at 215-707-4088 to make an appointment if necessary.

  • TDAP (within the past 10 years)
  • PPD (normal result or cleared by SHS MD)—IGRA tests are acceptable
  • Hepatitis B antibody titer (positive or cleared by SHS MD)
  • Measles antibody titer (positive or cleared by SHS MD)
  • Mumps antibody titer (positive or cleared by SHS MD)
  • Rubella antibody titer (positive or cleared by SHS MD)
  • Varicella antibody titer (positive or cleared by SHS MD)
  • Completed prematriculation physical

Student Health Services can provide required immunizations and titers for a nominal fee. Please call 215-707-4088 for an appointment.

If your physician has any records of the items listed above, please forward them to the following address.

John Thomas, RN
Temple University: Student Health Services
Student Faculty Center, Lower Basement Rm. 43
3340 N. Broad St.
Philadelphia, PA 19140

School of Podiatry and Main Campus Students

Please call 215-204-7500 for appointments. Send records to the following address.

Tanya Dixon, LPN
Temple University: Student Health Services
1700 N. Broad St., 4th floor
Philadelphia, PA 19121

Related Links

HSC Immunization Record (PDF)
HSC Prematriculation Letter (PDF)
Main Campus Prematriculation Letter (PDF)