All students are required to submit an immunization record that includes:

  • Two doses of measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccine; tetanus-diptheria (Td) series and a booster within the last 10 years. Required by Maine State law
  • Polio and the Hepatitis B series.
  • Recommend two doses of varicella if no history of disease.
  • Highly recommend Meningococcal vaccine

In addition if a student is high risk for exposure of TB, documentation of a Mantoux Skin test is required within 6 months prior to arrival at Bowdoin College.

The Peter Buck Health Center provides required vaccinations and travel vaccinations for a fee. Should you require vaccinations please call the Health Center at ext. 3770 for an appointment.

For more information about travel vaccines go to Travel Clinic.

Student gets a vaccine