UC Santa Barbara General CatalogUniversity of California, Santa Barbara

Medical Requirements

All incoming and re-admitted students are required to complete the tuberculosis screening and immunization requirements as noted in the University of California Immunization policyFailure to comply will result in a registration hold. Students are strongly urged to update their immunizations prior to arriving at UCSB. Incoming students must complete this requirement by following the instructions on the Student Health University Immunization Requirements webpage.

Students will need to upload their immunization record(s) and enter their vaccination dates. They will also need to complete a Tuberculosis screening questionnaire and/or submit a recent Tuberculosis test(s) (blood test, skin test or chest x-ray). The result must be dated within 1 year of UC entry (see Student Health University Immunization Requirements webpage).

TB tests and immunizations may be obtained at Student Health. Vaccinations are fully covered for students who have an active UC Student Health Insurance Plan (UC SHIP). Those who do not have UCSHIP will be charged a fee.

Pre-participation Athletic Physicals are required for all intercollegiate athletes and Sport Club members, and must be completed at Student Health. These will be arranged by the Intercollegiate Athletics Department and the Recreation Department.