Immunization Information

Click below to view information and instructions for the University of California's Mandated Immunization Requirements and Recommendations for incoming and transfer students.

UC Immunization Requirements



UC SHIP covers vaccinations at 100%.

  • If you are a Registered Student and you have an outside insurance plan you are still eligible to receive vaccines at Student Health, and the charges will be billed to BARC. You can later print out an itemized billing statement, available via Gateway, and submit this information to your private insurance for possible reimbursement.

  • If you are a Non-Student and would like to have a vaccination at Student Health you are still eligible to receive vaccines. Payment will be required at the time of service on a credit card.

Appointment Scheduling for Registered Students Only

Appointments are needed for all vaccines (Schedule Online) or if you are uncertain which immunization(s) you need, schedule an Immunization Compliance appointment online or by calling (805)893-3371. 

Special Instructions

Travel Specific Vaccines:

  • Travel Specific vaccines such as Yellow Fever require a travel consult appointment. Request your appointment online Here or see Travel Immunization for more details

Flu Vaccines:

Tuberculosis Testing

  • If you are a registered student and would like TB testing log on to your Gateway portal and you can request Tuberculosis screening by selecting “Messages”. There will be an option that states "I want (TB) testing..". Complete the questionnaire and you will receive a response from a nurse within 4 business days.

  • All incoming students are required to complete a Tuberculosis (TB) Screening Questionnaire. Students with a high risk for tuberculosis must also provide documentation of Tuberculosis testing. To complete the questionnaire, log in to your Gateway portal and select Step 1: Tuberculosis (TB) Screening Questionnaire.

We recommend that you send your immunization records from home to Student Health: 

  • email - as an attachment, or
  • fax: 805-893-2758

You must include your:

  •  full name
  • perm number
  • date of birth