Pennsylvania state law requires all college students to receive information about meningitis/meningococcal disease and the vaccine, and to either receive the vaccine before coming to college, or sign a waiver.

In accordance with the law, Temple University is providing information about meningococcal disease (meningitis) and about the vaccine.

All students assigned to university-owned or -operated residential housing, must do all of the following.

  1. Review information about the risks of meningococcal disease, and the availability and effectiveness of the vaccine.
  2. Decide whether or not you will obtain the vaccination.
  3. Complete the meningitis immunization entry or fill out the immunization form. Immunization entry can be completed online by logging into Patient Health Portal
  4. Upload your immunization record using Patient Health Portal or send a completed paper Immunization form to the following address. Make a copy for your records before sending.

Student Health Services
1700 N. Broad St., 4th floor
Philadelphia, PA 19121

Frequently Asked Questions about Meningitis