In order to protect the health of all LeTourneau University students, the university requires that the following immunizations be current:
Conscientious Objection form for student NOT LIVING IN ON-CAMPUS HOUSING
For new students (age 18 years or older) at institutions of higher education and NOT living or residing in on-campus housing, who wish to file an affidavit stating that the student declines the vaccination for bacterial meningitis for reasons of conscience, the student may use the official Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board's form, accessible from the website at the link below. The student must print the form, have it notarized, and file it with the institution's Registrar's Office or other designated department or unit.
Conscientious Objection form for student LIVING IN ON-CAMPUS HOUSING, or under age 18
For new students living in on-campus housing, which includes student housing facilities located on the campus of an institution of higher education, such as dormitories, sorority and fraternity houses, privately owned residence halls, and apartments, the student must use the official Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) form. The DSHS form may be ordered electronically. It is then mailed from DSHS to the student and it may take up to two weeks to receive the form.
*This form must also be used by students under the age of 18, regardless of whether they are living on or off campus.*
The DSHS form must be completed, notarized, and provided to the designated school official at the institution the student will be attending. It is the student's responsibility to complete the DSHS form and have it notarized. Information about requesting the DSHS affidavit form is available by
Local resources for immunizations are listed below.
You may receive the Tetanus/ Diphtheria, Measles, Mumps, & Rubella (MMR), and Meningitis vaccines at the Gregg County Health Department located at 405 East Marshall Avenue, free of charge for those in financial need and those who do not have insurance coverage. It is across the street from McDonald’s and just west of GSMC. Phone # 903-237-2620. They are only administered 8:30 - 11:00am and 1:00 – 4:00 pm, Monday – Friday. No appointment is required, however there is a limited supply of vaccines.
Other immunization resources include (You will need to verify insurance coverage):
GSMC Family Clinic -
2131 South Mobberly Ave. across from the main entrance to campus. Phone: 903.758.3551
Walgreen's Pharmacy - Can file on some insurances
511 East Marshall Ave. Phone: 903.234.9509
Kroger Pharmacy - Can file on some prescription insurance plans
701 W. Marshall Ave. Phone: 903.232.2970
Good Shepherd's Occupational Clinic - Accepts exact cash. check or credit card. No insurance accepted
701 N. 6th St. Phone: 903.315.5520
The least expensive prices found in Longview for TB skin tests are listed below. You are required to return 2 days after administration for the skin test to be read.
GSMC Occupational Medicine. It has moved to 701 N. 6th Street, on the corner of 6th and Padon in a red brick building, just south of GSMC Emergency Room.
Phone: 903.315.5520. Cost $12
Longview Occupational Medicine Clinic at 3202 North 4th Street, just south of Loop 281.
Phone: 903.757.0577 Cost $18
Good Shepherd Family Clinic on South Mobberly offers the TB skin test for $20.