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International Student Immunization Requirements

Before arriving to UC, obtain the required immunizations and have your health care provider complete this form (also sent to you by UC International Office). 

  • Respond to the invitation sent to your official UC email address from MedProctor and register for a MedProctor account. You do not have to pay for this process.
  • Upload your completed immunization form to MedProctor.
  • For MedProctor questions, use the chat feature on their website.
  • You can make an appointment at UHS if you are missing any immunizations by calling 513-556-2564.
  • For general questions about the immunization requirement email UHSTracking@ucmail.uc.edu. 

IMPORTANT

  1. Do not receive any live vaccines within the four-week period prior to your arrival to UC.
  2. TB testing will be done at UC during your health screening, even if you have a recent TB test result from your country.

Your required immunizations include: 

Hepatitis B (3 doses) OR Heplisav-B (2doses)

  • OR Hepatitis B surface antibody (HBSAB) titer*

MMR (Measles, Mumps, Rubella) (2 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.

IGRA blood test (QuantiFERON or T-Spot)

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

Varicella (2 doses)

  • OR Varicella antibody (VZVIgG) titer*
  • OR proof of history of disease

* 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.

Mandatory TB Testing

This requires a blood test done at UC. We cannot accept TB screening reports completed outside of the US. 

  • Step 1: Call University Health Services at (513) 556-2564 to schedule your TB screening. You will need to have your M# available when you call.  
  • Step 2: When you call to make your appointment, you will be given instructions to sign up for your UC Health electronic medical record (MyChart). This is MANDATORY.
  • Step 3: You will receive communications regarding your TB screening appointment through your UC Health electronic medical record (MyChart).

Submitting your information is easy! 

Step 1: Register

Visit medproctor.com and click "Register for a New Account." Use your University of Cincinnati email address.

Under Entering Term:

  • Select Requirement Group: Health Sciences

Step 2: Download

You can obtain the immunization form here or click on the University of Cincinnati Required Form tab.

Step 3: Upload

Upload your completed immunization form to Med+Proctor. You will receive an email confirmation from Med+Proctor once the forms have been reviewed.

Handy Tips and Information for Successful Upload of Records:

  • A licensed healthcare provider MUST complete and sign the immunization form.
  • Other forms of documentation can be uploaded as supporting documentation.
  • Use MM/DD/YY date formats.
  • Please do not submit your documentation to University Health Services.
  • If you already have records on file at UHS, they are not automatically uploaded to Med+Proctor. You must submit your proof of immunization to Med+Proctor.

Contact Us

University Health Services

Richard E. Lindner Center
2751 O'Varsity Way, 3rd Floor
Cincinnati, OH 45221-0010

Mail Location: 0769
Phone: 513-556-2564
Fax: 513-556-1337