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.


Vaccine and TB Testing Clinics for Incoming International Students

International students who are just coming into the U.S. are encouraged to attend these clinics. The following services are offered at the clinics.

  • TB blood tests (Quantiferon Gold Plus)
  • MMR vaccines
  • Meningococcal vaccines
  • Antibody tests for measles, mumps and rubella

You can schedule your appointment by logging into the MyUHS portal then clicking on:

  • Check-In or Schedule an Appointment
  • Schedule an Appointment
  • International Student Clinic

For questions regarding appointment scheduling, call 512-471-4955, Monday-Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Additionally, we recommend that you take a COVID-19 test within 48 hours prior to your International Student Clinic appointment. See information on how to receive PCR and rapid antigen tests.

Vaccine and TB Testing Clinics for Incoming International Students - location, dates and times:

100 West Dean Keeton
Second Floor, Student Services Building

August 10, 11, 15, 16

9 to 11:30 a.m. and 1 to 4 pm


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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