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Immunization Information

We are excited to welcome you to the Lesley University 2023-24 academic year! Please read the following information carefully and log into the student portal to upload immunization and other health documents.

Deadline: Please upload all document into the student portal no later than July 1, 2023.

Student medical portal:

  • New students will be granted access to the portal as soon as you’re a registered student.
  • Please start planning ahead, gather all your immunization documents so that you can upload these documents as soon as access to your medical portal has been granted.
  • If you are a returning student and have previously uploaded the required documents, then you only need to upload any updates.
  • Before uploading your documents, please confirm that all documents are in English, have your name, date of birth, name and contact information of your medical provider, clinic, lab, or pharmacy, the date each vaccine was administered, and if you’re providing serological test results that the results include the lab value range or your immunity status.

Massachusetts Mandated Immunizations

All students under age 30 must comply with Massachusetts State immunization requirements. Upload proof of your immunizations into the portal.

  • MMR (Measles, Mumps, Rubella): 2 doses, or a positive serological test result showing immunity. Exempt if born in the U.S. before 1957.
  • Tdap: 1 dose given within last 10 years
  • Varicella: 2 doses or medical documentation that you had chicken pox; or a positive serological test result showing immunity. Exempt if born in the U.S. before 1980.
  • Hepatitis B: 3 doses or a positive serological test showing immunity.
  • Meningococcus: newly enrolled students 21 years of age and younger must provide documentation of having received a dose of quadrivalent meningococcal conjugated vaccine on or after their 16th birthday.
  • Annual Tuberculosis (TB) Screening Questionnaire

    All students must complete an annual TB screening questionnaire found on the student portal. Returning students must also complete the TB screening questionnaire once a year.

  • Influenza and COVID Vaccination
    • All students are strongly encouraged to protect themselves and our community by receiving the influenza vaccine as soon as it is available in the Fall. All residential students are especially encouraged to be vaccinated.
    • Based on your personal risk assessment, we strongly encourage all students to be up to date on their COVID vaccination. The CDC now recommends one updated (bivalent) COVID-19 vaccine (
    • Please consult the CDC website or your physician for your personal risk assessment. Upload proof of your immunizations into the portal.
  • Your Lesley email - check it often!
    • All official communications will be through your Lesley email so please check it regularly and if communicating with us include your ID and phone numbers.
    • When all your uploaded documents have been reviewed and approved you will receive a confirmation email from Lesley University Student Health Service.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Places to Get Vaccines in Cambridge

If you’re in the Boston area and you don’t have a primary care provider, but you require immunizations, the following locations provide vaccines.

Remember to take your health insurance card to your appointment. There may be fees for vaccines, so we recommend calling ahead to find out how much your insurance will cover.

Contacts for Immunization Inquiries