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Tuberculosis Admission Requirement

Tuberculosis (TB) screening is a University admission requirement for ALL newly admitted and readmitted students, including current Undergraduates who are newly admitted to a UCSD Graduate program.

If you have not fulfilled this requirement by the date listed below, an administrative TB hold will be placed on your account. You will not be able to register for classes until you have fulfilled this requirement.

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Deadline for Winter 2017 Admissions is October 21, 2016. It is strongly advised to complete this requirement as soon as possible.

If tuberculosis screening is not completed:

  • Undergraduate Students will not be able to register for Winter classes.
  • Graduate Students will have a registration hold placed on accounts in the Spring​, preventing any changes to class schedules.
  • Download the Tuberculosis Assessment form​.

Deadlines for Entering Winter 2017 Students

  • Undergraduate: 10/21/2016
  • Graduate: 10/21/2016

Click on the categories below to view specific information:

Incoming Undergraduate Students

  • Complete the TB Screening Questionnaire on MyApplication.
  • If your TB Screening Questionnaire shows you are positive for TB risk, you will need to have testing done and submit the ​TB Assessment form​​ by the deadline above.​
  • Carefully read and follow the instructions attached to the TB assessment form.
  • Confirmation of receipt of your document is not possible.
  • Status of TB compliance can be checked on MyApplication. Clearance can take 7-10 days after receipt of your form. If the status has not changed, check your UCSD email for a secure message from Student Health as there may be a problem with your form.

Incoming Graduate Students

  • Complete the TB Screening Questionnaire on this link​.
  • ​If your TB Screening Questionnaire shows you are positive for TB risk, you will need to have testing done and submit the ​TB Assessment form​ by the deadline above.
  • Carefully read and follow the instructions attached to the TB assessment form.
  • Confirmation of receipt of your document is not possible.
  • Status of TB compliance can be checked on TritonLink. Clearance can take 7-10 days after receipt of your form. If the status has not changed, check your UCSD email for a secure message from Student Health as there may be a problem with your form.

Rady School of Management Students

  • Complete the TB Screening Questionnaire
  • If your TB Screening Questionnaire shows you are positive for TB risk, you will need to have testing done and submit the  ​TB Assessment form​ by the deadline above.
  • Carefully read and follow the instructions attached to the TB assessment form.
  • Confirmation of receipt of your document is not possible.
  • Clearance can take 7-10 days after receipt of your form. If a registration hold has been placed or if there has been no change in your registration status, check your UCSD email for a secure message from Student Health as there may be a problem with your form.

EAP Reciprocity Students

  • Complete the TB Screening Questionnaire
  • If your TB Screening Questionnaire shows you are positive for TB risk, you will need to have testing done and submit the ​TB Assessment form​ by the deadline above.
  • Carefully read and follow the instructions attached to the TB Assessment form.
  • Confirmation of receipt of your document is not possible.
  • Clearance can take 7-10 days after receipt of your form. If a registration hold has been placed or if there has been no change in your registration status, check your UCSD email for a secure message from Student Health as there may be a problem with your form.

Readmitted Students

  • Complete the TB Screening Questionnaire
  • If your TB Screening Questionnaire shows you are positive for TB risk, you will need to have testing done and submit the  ​TB Assessment form​ by the deadline above.
  • Carefully read and follow the instructions attached to the TB Assessment form.
  • Confirmation of receipt of your document is not possible.
  • ​Clearance can take 7-10 days after receipt of your form. If a registration hold has been placed or if there has been no change in your registration status, check your UCSD email for a secure message from Student Health as there may be a problem with your form.

GLI Fellows


Where you can obtain testing in the SD community​.

For questions or concerns not answered by the above information, contact us through the link ​​Ask a Question

View a video about TB requirements

Note: the TB Assessment Form shown i​n these videos differs from the one we currently use.​ ​​