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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.


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 
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.



  • 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



  • 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.


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

Join the Line to speak with an Immunization Advisor.

Fax: Your immunization records to 805-893-3593