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.
- Do not receive any live vaccines within the four-week period prior to your arrival to UC.
- 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).