UT University Health Services

Medical requirements for incoming international students

The following medical clearance requirements must be completed before you will be allowed to register for classes. You also must wait one business day following your admission to UT Austin to access the MyUHS portal.

Requirements


Insurance

UHS accepts most major U.S. insurance plans. All international students are automatically enrolled in the UT System student health insurance plan – AcademicBlue or SHIP. Please note, for students entering UT in the fall semester, this insurance does not become active until August 1.

Vaccines and TB tests at UHS are covered by the Student Health Insurance Plan.

If you choose to receive vaccines and/or TB tests prior to your insurance effective date, the charges will be at your own expense.


Getting Vaccines and TB tests at UHS

You can receive all required vaccines and TB tests at University Health Services. Vaccines and TB tests at UHS are covered by the Student Health Insurance Plan. It may take up to 5 days to obtain your tests results. Bring your passport or photo ID to your appointment.

International Student Clinics


Special International Student Clinics are offered every January and August to ensure all students have the opportunity to attain all tests and vaccines needed prior to registration.

The times and dates of these clinics will be noted on the main page of the MyUHS portal a few weeks in advance. These appointments will be available to book through the MyUHS appointments page.


Acceptable Vaccine Documentation to Meet Requirements

Visit the required vaccine page for more information.


How To Submit Your Medical Clearance Documentation to UHS

Visit the required vaccine page for more information.


Questions

For questions regarding medical clearance requirements and medical bars (H bars), call the UHS Allergy, Immunization and Travel Health at 512-475-8301 or email imm@uhs.utexas.edu. In your email, provide your UT EID. Be as detailed as possible about your question or circumstance.


Helpful Links

Acceptable vaccine documentation to meet requirements
How to submit your medical clearance documentation to UHS




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