All incoming, continuing, re-admitted, and transfer students must be compliant with the UC Immunization Requirements and Recommendations, as mandated by the University of California Office of the President.

For incoming Fall students, please complete Entrance Immunization Requirements by September 1st.

UC Immunization Requirement Proof of Immunization Required

Measles, Mumps and Rubella (MMR)

Two doses; first dose on or after age 1 - OR - Titer (blood test) showing immunity.

Varicella (Chickenpox)

Two doses; first dose on or after age 1 - OR - Titer (blood test) showing immunity. Hint: History of varicella illness will not meet this requirement.  You will be required to perform titers showing immunity.

Tetanus, Diphtheria and Pertussis (Tdap)

One dose on or after the 11th birthday, then Tdap every 10 years. Hint: DTaP, DT, and Td do NOT meet this requirement.

Meningococcal Conjugate Serogroups A, C, Y, & W-135

One dose on or after age 16 for all students under 22 years of age. Hint: Men B (Bexsero or Trumenba) will NOT meet this requirement.

Influenza (Flu)

Annually: All students regardless of age (Also see flu policy). Important Note: The flu vaccine is usually not available at Student Health until mid-September.  

UC TB Requirement

Screening: Tuberculosis (TB)

All incoming students must complete a TB Risk Screening Questionnaire. This form is located under the “Clearances” tab in the MyHealth Portal. After answering the questionnaire, review “Clearances” for additional requirements based on your responses.

How to Complete Your Immunization Requirements

  • Log on to the MyHealth Portal
  • Select Clearances
  • Enter your vaccination dates into the corresponding fields
  • Upload your Immunization record in the "Upload Immunization Forms" section

Hint: Take a picture on your phone and upload it from your photo library 

Note: Your records may be audited. Check your MyHealth Portal Clearances often to see if additional requirements are needed.

  • Requirements that are Compliant have been met successfully
  • Requirements that are Not-Compliant require additional items for clearance

Tips For Locating Immunization Records

  • If you need to locate your records please contact your medical care provider or the high school you attended.
  • If you were vaccinated in California, information can be requested through the State of California Digital Vaccine Record.

 

Can't Find Your Immunization Records?

  • If you cannot find your records and you were previously vaccinated for Varicella and MMR, you can request blood tests (titers) from your current medical care provider.
    • If your blood test (titer) levels result negative you will need to repeat the vaccine series.
  • If you cannot provide documentation of required immunizations you will need to get vaccinated.

Questions

For questions or issues you may encounter while completing the University Immunization Requirements, please email

SHSEntranceImmunizations@sa.ucsb.edu or

Fax:  Your immunization records to 888-972-9735

* Please provide students Name, Date of Birth, and PERM in the email