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Global Seminars and Alternative Breaks

This information is for Global Seminars and Alternative Breaks (GS/AB) travel ONLY.

In preparation for your GS/AB travel experience, please follow these instructions to complete the health requirements and clearance forms necessary for the GS/AB Programs.


To help with immunization review and vaccine recommendations, all students should obtain their immunization (vaccination) records and fax those documents to UC San Diego Student Health Services (SHS) at 858-534-7545. Be sure to include your PID # on all documents. You can obtain your immunization records from your parents, pediatrician, or high school.

If you need additional immunizations or vaccinations, you can obtain those at the SHS Nurses Clinic on a walk-in basis. See the fee schedule here. The hours for Nurses Clinic are listed here.

Specific Country Requirements

Travel requirements vary from country to country. Check the country requirements of the countries you will visit (health clearance fees and types of appointments). 

Print the form for the country on your itinerary and follow the instructions. Bring the form with you to all of your appointments at SHS.

Step #1. Make Your Appointment

Schedule your Travel Clinic appointment at Student Health by calling any of the groups:
  • Group 1: 858-534-2918
  • Group 2: 858-822-5926
  • Group 3: 858-534-5571
  • Group 4: 858-534-2669

Step #2. Complete the Health History Form

Once you have made your travel appointment, you can complete the required on-line Health History Form from the SHS website. Select "Online Services", then "New Patient Forms". Log in with your PID, select "Appointments" (left side), and click "Complete Questionnaire".

Read the instructions about how to complete the form.


The cost for GS/AB clearance varies based on the requirements for the type of travel visit and health clearance needed. The estimated costs for your travel appointments are listed on the information form for each country. These fees do not include the cost of immunizations which may be required. See a listing of immunizations available at Student Health here.