International Students

Important Alert!

We recommend incoming international students schedule a health requirement appointment with the University Health Center before you start your program at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Click here to schedule an appointment for August 17 – 19.

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 2:30 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 student insurance plan, the cost is covered 100 percent. 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 student insurance plan, the cost is covered 100 percent. 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 student insurance plan, the cost is covered 100 percent. 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. If you have questions or concerns about this requirement, 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 it 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.