EAST LANSING, Mich. (WNEM) — Michigan State University is requiring students who will be on any campus property this next semester to get a flu vaccine.

In a letter to the MSU community on Thursday, MSU President Samuel Stanley announced students will be required to have a flu vaccine if living on campus or visiting any MSU property.

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Before students return to campus in January they will be required to verify they received the vaccine.

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MSU has moved undergrad classes to a remote format but a small number of students are allowed to live on campus.

Staff and students living off-campus are strongly urged to get a flu shot as well.

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