Completing the New Student Health Requirement

Instructions for International Students - Fall 2015
Complete Your New Student Health Requirement at the University Health Center

  • Come to the University Health Center
  • Monday thru Friday
  • 8AM to 3PM
  • Check-In - Room 209 at the University Health Center
  • Bring your immunization records with you and get your tuberculosis test done
  • Details below

If you have questions, call 402-472-7412.

Forms
STEP 1
  • Provide proof you've had two rubeola measles/MMR immunizations
OR
  • Provide a positive rubeola lab result

A copy of your health care provider immunization record is required to show proof of two MMRs OR a positive rubeola lab report

If your records cannot be found, you have these options:

  • Receive two rubeola measles/MMR immunizations at the University Health Center scheduled 30 days apart
    Must have an appointment - Call 402-472-5000 to schedule an appointment
OR
  • Have a rubeola blood test drawn at the University Health Center Lab
    An appointment to have the test done is not required - A negative test result requires two rubeola measles/MMR immunizations
immunizations
STEP 2
Have a tuberculosis test done at the University Health Center
  • Required of 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

Fall 2015 Tuberculosis Testing Days & Times

Monday thru Friday

8AM to 3PM

Check-In in Room 209 at the University Health Center

Bring your immunization records with you when you get your tuberculosis test done

The cost of all procedures to meet the health requirement is the responsibility of the student - University Health Center Price Guide

For students who have the University of Nebraska's StudentBlue Insurance Plan, the cost is covered 100%

About the Meningococcal Vaccine

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

More information on the Meningococcal disease and vaccine