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University Immunization Requirements

All incoming, 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.
 

Update: Entrance Immunization Compliance Fall 2021: UC officials are currently in discussion.

Please note: at this time, in-person classes are expected to resume and the Entrance Requirements will be expected to be met prior to coming to campus.

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Flu Vaccination Mandate:

Beginning Nov. 1, 2020, the UC Office of the President is making influenza vaccinations mandatory 
for all faculty, staff, and students who will be working, living, or learning on a UC campus anytime during
the 2020-2021 flu season. 

Questions about the vaccination mandate can be directed to Fluvaccination2020@sa.ucsb.edu. 
The UC Office of the President has developed a set of FAQs that provides answers to general questions.

  How to Report your Flu shot:

  • Log on to your Student Health Gateway
  • Select Medical Clearances
  • Select Influenza and input your flu vaccination date.

  Flu Shots Off-Campus:

  • Visit your local pharmacy.
  • Or contact your primary care provider.

 

 Influenza Exemptions:

  • Exemptions. for the influenza requirement are approved for Medical, Disability,

or Religious accomodations.


 

HOW TO COMPLETE YOUR IMMUNIZATION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Log on to the Gateway Patient Portal 
  • Select Medical Clearances
  • Upload your Immunization record in the Medical Records section

How to videoUCSB Immunization Compliance Tutorial

Helpful hintTake a picture on your Phone and upload from your photo library 

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

  • Enter your vaccination dates into the corresponding fields
  • 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 cannot locate your records and you were previously vaccinated, you can request blood tests (titers) from your current medical care provider.
  • If the titer result is negative you must begin the series of vaccinations.
UC requirements and Reccomendations

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HOW TO COMPLETE YOUR TB REQUIREMENT:

  • Log on to your Gateway Portal 
  • Select Medical Clearances 
  • Select Tuberculosis (TB) Screening

How to video -  UCSB Tuberculosis Requirement Tutorial

 

Your portal will notify you if additional items are required for clearance. If you have a "TB Test" Requirement, a recent TB Test is required:

  • Results must be dated within 1 year of UC entry.
  • Upload your TB test results in your medical clearances section.
  • The TB Health Assessment form (optional) is for off campus TB testing.
  • Visit our Tuberculosis Information and FAQ

 

How to Request an Immunization or TB Compliance Review:

  • Select New Message
  • Select "Immunization Compliance Review Request"

 

Due to a high demand of requests, please allow at least 3 business days to receive a response.

You will not receive a registration block if your appointment is after your Winter registration period.

Entry Immunization Exemptions:

Exemptions for immunization compliance are reviewed for medical reasons only. Click here for further information.

Questions:

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

SHSEntranceImmunizations@sa.ucsb.edu or

Join the Line to speak with an Immunization Advisor.

Fax: Your immunization records to 805-893-3593