Do you need a copy of your immunization records from UHS?
Please follow instructions at Health Records.
Do you want to submit a student's immunization records?
Students who been vaccinated against COVID-19 are asked to report it to the university. See Form for Students to Report COVID-19 Vaccination and Frequently Asked Questions about reporting your vaccination.
For all other vaccinations, UHS Immunizations 2021-2022
To submit immunization records by mail, print and complete Immunization Form for New Students
Are immunizations recommended? U-M recommends that students come to school fully immunized to protect their health. Immunizations are one of the most effective public health measures in preventing communicable diseases.
Are immunizations required? Immunizations are not required by the US government or the university with one exception: U-M students choosing to live in Ann Arbor on-campus housing during the fall 2021 term will be required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 and to have shared proof of their vaccination with the university unless they have a documented exemption.
Which immunizations are recommended for students?
- Flu – Annually
- COVID-19 when available
- Hepatitis A & B
- Human papilloma virus (HPV)
- Measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) – Two doses
- Meningitis – Recommended for all first-year students living in residence halls; other students under age 25 may choose to be vaccinated to reduce their risk of disease; ask your health care provider if a booster is recommended
- Polio – Primary series completed
- Tetanus-diptheria-pertussis – Primary series completed and booster of Td or Tdap within the last 10 years
- Varicella (chicken pox), if you haven't had disease
Is a tuberculosis (TB) test required? A TB test is not a university requirement, however academic programs or volunteer activities may have different requirements.
Is a physical exam required? You may want to arrange for a physical exam with your home health care provider and update immunizations at that time, but a physical exam is not required by the university. (Athletic teams or clubs may have different requirements.)
Does UHS give immunizations? Are there fees? Immunizations are available at UHS for a fee. See Immunizations.
Do minors need parent /guardian consent for immunizations? Yes, students under 18 years old need written parent/guardian consent to receive immunizations. To give consent, parents/guardians should complete the Parent / Guardian Consent for a Minor to Receive Health Care Services form.
For Students provides key information about health and wellness for new U-M domestic students.
For New International Students provides health and wellness information specifically for international students.
For Parents offers suggestions for helping students make a healthy transition to college.
Call 734-764-8320 ext 2 or email ContactUHS@umich.edu