International Students

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS:
How to Complete the New Student Health Requirement

  1. Upload to MyRed proof you've had:

  2. If your immunization record can't be found, come to the University Health Center (Room 158) Monday thru Friday between 8:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m.

    • Receive two rubeola measles/MMR immunizations at the University Health Center scheduled 30 days apart. You must have an appointment. To schedule your appointment, call (402) 472-5000.

      All costs are the responsibility of the student. For students who have the University of Nebraska's StudentBlue Insurance Plan, the cost is covered 100%. If you have another insurance plan, your insurance provider may or may not cover the cost. You can ask your insurance provider what they will cover.

    • Have a rubeola blood test drawn at the University Health Center. This blood test will look for antibodies to measles, mumps, and rubella to determine if you are immune to the diseases. An appointment to have the test done is not required. Walk-in during business hours. A negative test result requires two rubeola measles/MMR immunizations.

      All costs are the responsibility of the student. For students who have the University of Nebraska's StudentBlue Insurance Plan, the cost is covered 100%. If you have another insurance plan, your insurance provider may or may not cover the cost. You can ask your insurance provider what they will cover.

  3. Complete your tuberculosis test

    • This test is required for all international students. NO EXCEPTIONS. The test MUST be done at the University Health Center. A chest x-ray and physician visit is required if the test is positive.

    • All costs are the responsibility of the student. For students who have the University of Nebraska's StudentBlue Insurance Plan, the cost is covered 100%. If you have another insurance plan, your insurance provider may or may not cover the cost. You can ask your insurance provider what they will cover.

    • View detailed information about tuberculosis testing.

  4. Questions? Call (402) 472-1621


Meningococcal Vaccine Available at the University Health Center

Meningococcal disease is a rare infection with potentially devastating results. The vaccine is recommended for first year students living in university residences, but is not required by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

To make an appointment to receive your meningococcal vaccine, call (402) 472-5000.

More information on the Meningococcal disease and vaccine.