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University Immunization Requirements

All incoming, re-admitted, and transfer students must be fully compliant prior to entry at any UC , as mandated by the University of California Office of the President.

UPDATE: Immunization Requirements are still enforced for Winter 2020 Registration. If an accommodation is needed please send an email to shsentranceimmunizations@sa.ucsb.edu or submit a review request in your Student Health Gateway Portal Messages Section.

Entrance Immunization Requirements: PASS Times for Winter 2021 now available in GOLD.

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 FAQ’s that provides answers to general questions.

 

 Influenza Exemptions:

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

or Religious accomodations.


 

  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.

 

HOW TO COMPLETE YOUR TB REQUIREMENT:

  • Log on to your Gateway Portal

  • Select Medical Clearances

  • Select Tuberculosis (TB) Screening

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:

 

HOW TO COMPLETE YOUR IMMUNIZATION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Select Medical Clearances
  • Upload your Immunization record in the Medical Records section


Helpful hint:
Take a picture on your Phone and upload from your photo library

  • 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.


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

     

 

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 the vaccinations

     

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