All students are required to submit an immunization record.

The record must include:

  • Two doses of measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccine*
  • Tetanus-diptheria-pertussis (Tdap) series and booster within the last 10 years*
  • Hepatitis B vaccine series
  • Two doses of varicella vaccine if no history of disease
  • Meningococcal ACWY vaccine and Meningococcal B vaccine

Other vaccines are recommended, including Covid, Hepatitis A and Gardasil (HPV). Additionally, if a student is at high risk for exposure to 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.

*Required by Maine State law.

Travel Clinic Vaccines
For more information about travel vaccines go to travel clinic page.