University Immunization Requirements

For video tutorials on how to complete your entrance immunization requirements, please click HERE.

NEW Gateway Feature: Students can now add their parent/guardian as an Authorized Representative to have access to certain areas of their account.

Per University of California Immunization Requirements & Recommendations, (also available in Chinese 中文 HERE) 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. Students must also provide documentation of vaccination or immunity to certain infectious diseases. Click Here to view Immunization Worksheet. We strongly encourage you to have your immunizations up-to-date before you arrive at UCSB.

You will not receive a confirmation but the immunization documents will be incorporated into your permanent electronic medical record. 

On your correspondence, please include your:

• full name
• date of birth
• perm number

For questions or problems you may encounter completing the University Immunization Requirements, please email or call 805-893-2525.
If you have difficulty uploading your records you may also fax them to 805-893-3593 or upload them directly through the Gateway (log in and choose “Immunization Status” in the left column menu).

  • A Tuberculosis screening is required by first completing the questionnaire in Step 1. If additional testing is required take the TB Health Assessment form to a provider so they can complete your TB testing requirement.

  • If you are a registered student you can request TB testing online. By following the instructions below.

Tuberculosis (TB) screening is available ONLINE ONLY

1. Please go to

2. Go into Gateway Secure login

3. Click on Messages, then New Message

4. Complete the questionnaire and submit

Your completed questionnaire will be reviewed by a nurse within 2 working days and you will be contacted via secure email with instructions on what you need to do to complete your TB screening process.

  • Additional Tuberculosis Information and FAQ: Click Here

Exemptions to the Required University Immunizations will only be allowed for medical reasons; click here for further information.

The University of California is committed to protecting the health and well-being of our students, staff and faculty. Therefore, all of the UC campuses are implementing procedures to ensure that students are educated about and receive immunizations to protect themselves and others from preventable and serious contagious diseases (see UC Immunization Policy & FAQ).