Immunization Requirements

The Massachusetts code of regulations requires that all students enrolled at Berklee’s campus in Boston provide documentation that they have been immunized against the following before attending class:

  • measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR);
  • tetanus, diphtheria, and pertussis (Tdap);
  • varicella;
  • hepatitis B; and
  • meningococcal disease (for students aged 21 and under, regardless of housing status, starting in the fall of 2018).

Download the full regulations:

Immunization (Vaccine) Information for Entering and Transfer Students

  • Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates (Kenmore Square) will have open clinic hours for students to receive any incomplete or missing immunizations.

    Saturday, September 22, 2018, from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
    Saturday, September 29, 2018, from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
    Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates is located at 133 Brookline Avenue in Boston, Massachusetts, 02215. They can be reached by phone at 617-421-1000.

All students must submit a completed immunization form to the Health and Wellness Department. Students should make sure they have received the required vaccines; it takes only one missing or expired dose to cause delays during check-in. Please note that you cannot attend Berklee College of Music until the immunization requirements are met.

Questions Regarding Your Immunization Records

Students who entered Berklee College of Music in the fall of 2017 or earlier should contact the Office of the Registrar at or 617-747-2240 with any questions regarding your immunization record.

All Boston Conservatory at Berklee students and students who entered Berklee College of Music in the spring of 2018 or later should direct immunization inquiries to the Health and Wellness Department at


First Year Abroad Students

Please check out the Accepted Students Valencia page for more information about immunization requirements for students studying for their first year on our Valencia, Spain, campus.