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Health Requirements for Students 2020-21

The health of the individual can affect the health of the campus community, and UCSD is committed to protecting the well-being of all our students.  All incoming and re-admitted students are required to meet the UC Immunization and Tuberculosis (TB) Screening Requirements.Also, by UCOP mandate, all UCSD students who will be living on campus or coming to campus for work or learning during the 2020-2021 academic year will be required to document the receipt of a flu vaccine by November 1, 2020.

Please complete these requirements early to avoid delays. Clearance can take 7-10 days after receipt, so please start this process early!  FAILURE TO COMPLETE REQUIREMENTS WILL RESULT IN AN INABILITY TO ENROLL IN CLASSES.

To complete your Health Requirements, you will first need to activate your online health portal (using your Student AD) in My Student Chart https://mystudentchart.ucsd.edu/shs/

Complete the Flu Vaccine Requirement

By UCOP mandate, all UCSD students who will be living on campus or coming to campus for work or learning during the 2020-2021 academic year will be required to document the receipt of a flu vaccine. This mandate will be enforced beginning November 16, 2020.

  • If you have received the flu vaccine, at the Price Center or at Student Health after September 1, this has been documented in your student medical record and you are compliant. 
  • If you have received the vaccine outside of UCSD Student Health and outside of UCSD Health, you need to attest that you have received the vaccine and input the date it was administered.  Please go the your MyStudentChart Home Page, go to Health -> Preventative Care-> Scroll to find the Influenza Vaccine -> Click Mark as Complete -> enter the date you received the vaccine and Accept.  Vaccine is marked as completed ( you may need to refresh your browser to see this).
  • If you are requesting an exemption for the flu vaccine for a medical/disability or religious exemption, please fill out the following form:
  • You need to send your completed form to shsfluvaccine@health.ucsd.edu .  The form will be reviewed and you will be notified if the request has been accepted.
Acceptance Date Range

My Student Chart available for activation

Early 2020 – May 1, 2020May 15, 2020      May 18 due to system delay
May 2 – June 1, 2020
June 15, 2020
June 2 – June 29, 2020July 15, 2020
June 30 – July 31, 2020August 15, 2020
August 1 – August 31, 2020September 15, 2020
September 1– September 14, 2020September 30, 2020

 Note: Incoming students, log onto mystudentchart.ucsd.edu/shs/ to complete all requirements

Complete the Immunization Requirements Deadline September 25th

All incoming students are required to submit proof of specific vaccinations/immunizations as per University of California incoming requirements. You are required to obtain records OR have your healthcare provider fill out this form immreqs.pdf

Complete the TB questionnaire  (assessment form)Deadline July 15th

All incoming students are required to complete a TB Risk Screening Questionnaire. For those at higher risk, TB testing will also be required. Please begin this process early to avoid delays. Take the following form to your Healthcare provider if you are directed to do so   tbassessment questionnaire.pdf


School of Medicine/Skaggs School of Pharmacy Students (Professional Schools)

As a School of Medicine or Skaggs School of Pharmacy student, you are required to fulfill additional Immunization and TB requirements. 

The Immunization and Tuberculosis testing forms must be taken to your Healthcare Provider, and laboratory proof of titers/Quantiferon testing/X-rays must also be uploaded with your forms.


For all health questions, you will first need to log onto My Student Chart https://mystudentchart.ucsd.edu/shs/ and send a Message to "Ask-a-Nurse". Please be patient as we process a high volume of questions around deadlines.

For technical questions, email shstb@health.ucsd.edu (STRICTLY NO HEALTH INFORMATION should be sent to this email address).