The University of Cincinnati has immunization and health screening requirements to protect the health of individual students and all students as part of the larger campus community. Infectious diseases are of particular concern to universities due to the large number of students living, studying and working together in close quarters. Recent outbreaks have occurred on campuses across the United States. The University Health Services [UHS] will implement and enforce this policy.
The requirements for the University of Cincinnati are based upon review of national, state, and local recommendations and requirements from the: U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), American College Health Association (ACHA), Ohio Department of Health (ODH) , Cincinnati Health Department, UC Department of Family and Community Medicine, and other experts.
The logistics and procedures for implementing this policy are managed by UHS in close collaboration with UC Student Affairs, UC Enrollment Management, and UC International.
Required immunizations for all incoming undergraduate, graduate and professional students attending main campus (East and/or West campus), UC Blue Ash and UC Clermont must comply with the following immunizations
Hepatitis B – 3 doses or HEPLISAV-B - 2 doses (must have started series or titer showing evidence of immunity)
Dont forget to review the UHS Vaccination web page to see if you will need to meet these requirements. UHS strongly recommends all students meet the immunization requirements.
Respond to the invitation sent to your official UC Email address from Med+Proctor and register for a Med+Proctor account. (Expect your invite to arrive within 24 – 48 hours) You do not have to pay for this process.
Once you have registered with Med+Proctor, print the official Med+Proctor immunization form.
Make an appointment to get the required immunizations in one of the following ways:
Make an appointment with your medical provider.
Make an appointment with a UHS medical provider.
Upload your competed Med+Proctor immunization form through your Med+Proctor online account. You will be notified by email from Med+Proctor if there are any additional outstanding items related to the immunization requirement.
Good health for your loved ones – family, friends, colleagues – who come into contact with you regularly and could be at risk for being exposed to an infectious agent by you, or exposing you to an infectious agent. .
Good health for community members who might otherwise be exposed (by you) to these serious and sometimes deadly infections.
Confidence for you, the student that you may interact with the entire UC community – and beyond- without fear of infection from these grave illnesses.
Economic benefits from not having to skip class or work
Improved quality of life in avoiding illnesses
Easier completion of health requirements for international travel