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Health Sciences Students Immunization Requirements

*The university immunization submission platform is changing.*
  • Effective September 18, 2023 through October 15, MedProctor will not be available for students to upload immunization submissions.
    • If you have complete immunization records, upload them to MedProctor before September 18 to satisfy the university requirement.
    • If you need more time to get your required immunizations, you will need to wait until October 16 to upload a fully completed immunization form (Health Sciences form) to the Bearcats Health App.
  • Starting October 16, all students will use the Bearcats Health App to submit immunization documents.
  • Due to this platform transition, the immunization deadline has been extended to November 1, 2023.

Health Sciences Programs include the following:

 College of Medicine College of Nursing
 College of Pharmacy Advanced Medical Imaging (AMIT)
 Athletic Training Audiology
 Communication Sciences Disorders Health Informatics
 Medical Laboratory Science Nutrition Dietetics
 Occupational Therapy Physical Therapy
 Respiratory Therapy Speech Language Pathology
 Social Work 


Your immunization requirements include:

Hepatitis B: 3 Hepatitis B vaccine doses OR 2 Heplisav-B doses AND Hepatitis B surface antibody (HBSAB) titer*

MMR (Measles, Mumps, Rubella): 2 vaccine doses OR MMR titer*

Meningitis A (Meningococcal Quadrivalent): One dose if you are 16 to 21 years of age. Dose must be given on/after 16th birthday.

Tuberculosis: IGRA blood test (QuantiFERON or T-Spot) OR a two-step Tuberculin skin tests placed 7-21 days apart

  • Then annual Tuberculosis risk assessment screening

Tdap (Tetanus, Diphtheria, Acellular Pertussis): One dose given within the past 10 years.

Varicella: 2 vaccine doses OR Varicella antibody (VZVIgG) titer*

Influenza (flu): required each fall when vaccine becomes available

Covid-19 (Third Party Requirement): primary series of one bivalent or two monovalent vaccines

* A titer is a laboratory test that measures the presence and amount of antibodies in blood. A titer may be used to prove immunity to disease.

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