SRTC Procedure: Vaccinations

Southern Regional Technical College does not require a COVID 19 vaccination for employment or to attend class. For healthcare professional faculty and students, some clinical sites may require the vaccination and boosters to attend clinical rotations. We recommend you discuss these vaccinations with your personal physician.

Students are required to follow the medical clearance policies designated by their assigned clinical and/or practicum sites. Please be aware that some clinical/practicum sites mandate vaccinations against specific diseases such as COVID-19, influenza and/or testing for specific diseases such as tuberculosis. If you elect not to be vaccinated or tested, you may not be allowed to attend those clinical/practicum sites. If you do not have all required immunizations and tests, you may have limited access to clinical/practicum sites. This may delay or prevent program completion.

Although vaccines are not required for program admission, each clinical/practicum site reserves the right to deny a student entry based on their own policies and procedures. If a student is denied entry to a clinical/practicum site based on lack of vaccinations or testing, the student may not be able to complete the clinical/practicum course. As a result, successful completion of the program may not be possible. Please see individual program materials for information regarding specific vaccine and testing requirements.

This information is intended to give recommendations and not set specific policies on vaccinations and/or testing. The Southern Regional Technical College, the Nursing division and the Technical College System of Georgia are not responsible for any adverse reactions that may occur as a result of vaccines and/or testing.

Responsibility: The Vice President for Academic Affairs has the overall responsibility for ensuring this procedure is implemented.

Adopted: 06-28-2022