Meningitis Requirement

Fall Registration starts Monday, May 15. Find your registration date.

IMPORTANT NOTE: All students who are enrolled in any courses that require in-person class meetings or other in-person requirements such as testing, faculty meetings, tutoring, computer lab access or any other on-campus activities must be in compliance with the meningitis immunization requirement prior to the first class meeting.  

The Texas Legislature requires that all incoming Texas college students must receive a vaccination or booster against bacterial meningitis or provide an approved medical or conscientious exemption that meets the state's required documentaion requirements. Compliance deadlines can be found here.

The law applies to you if you are:

  • Under 22 years old. AND
  • Enrolling for the first time as a credit student. OR
  • Returning after a break in enrollment of one semester or more. OR
  • Transferring to ACC from another college or university. OR
  • A Continuing Education student who is enrolled in integrated credit classes. (Check with CE for instructions.)

You are automatically exempt if you are:

  • 22 years or older by the first day of the semester. OR
  • A dual-credit or Early College High School student. OR
  • Taking Continuing Education classes that are NOT integrated with credit classes and have fewer than 360 contact hours.

Meningitis Requirement Steps