WCJC College Catalog 2016-2017 by Wharton County Junior College

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Page 28 of WCJC College Catalog 2016-2017

however admission to the college does not imply admission to all programs guidelines for admission to the associate degree nursing adn dental hygiene physical therapist assistant radiologic technology vocational nursing lvn human services emergency medical technology surgical technology and police academy are given in the degree requirements section of this catalog or from the respective program directors or on the college website under “programs” each applicant must satisfactorily complete all phases of the admission process the office of admissions and registration evaluates the application and notifies the student of acceptance or rejection the student may appeal the decision if the case meets the criteria for appeal stipulated in regulation 591 student grievances bacterial meningitis vaccination requirement under the requirements of law recently enacted by the texas state legislature students who are under 22 years of age and entering higher education in the spring of 2014 and any semesters following must demonstrate proof of vaccination against bacterial meningitis an entering student is defined as a student new to higher education transfer and transient students from another college or a student who has not been enrolled one fall or spring semester and is returning to wharton county junior college are also subject to this requirement it is important to consult a physician about the need for the immunization against bacterial meningitis to prevent the disease not all students are required to show proof of the vaccination please read further for details about exemptions and how to opt out of showing proof of the vaccination students may elect not to take the vaccination by filing a medical exemption affidavit or certificate or a texas department of state health services tdshs exemption from immunization for bacterial meningitis for reasons of conscience form evidence of vaccination or exemption should be submitted to wharton county junior college office of admissions and registration vaccinations must have been received within the past 5 years and no later start smart wharton county junior college than 10 days prior to the first day of the first semester in which the student initially enrolls a wharton county junior college bacterial meningitis vaccination record form must be completed and submitted along with vaccination records or a medical exemption affidavit of certificate or an exemption from immunization for reasons of conscience affidavit form exemptions wharton county junior college students who are currently enrolled and planning on returning for their next consecutive semester will not be required to submit proof of vaccination exemptions allowed by law are        students 22 years of age or older by the first day of the semester students enrolled only in online courses or other distance education programs students enrolled in dual credit classes on a high school campus students enrolled in adult education and literacy ael courses students enrolled in continuing education ce or corporate study courses students enrolled in programs of less than 360 contact hours students incarcerated in a texas prison evidence of vaccination evidence of vaccination must 1 be submitted along with a completed wcjc bacterial meningitis vaccination record form which can be found on the college website at www.wcjc.edu under the office of admissions and registration 2 include month day and year of vaccination and verify that vaccinations or boosters were received at least 10 days prior to the first day of the semester and within the past 5 years 3 include one of the following  a completed wcjc bacterial meningitis vaccination record form bearing the signature or stamp of a physician or his/her designee 15