New International Student Health Requirement Appointment

New International Student Health Requirement Appointment

University of Nebraska-Lincoln requires new international students to complete a tuberculosis test at Nebraska Medicine–University Health Center and to show proof of two separate rubeola measles/MMR immunizations or a positive rubeola lab result.

1. Complete the tuberculosis test.

  • Get your NCard at the NCard office. You need your NCard at least one day prior to coming to the Health Center for your tuberculosis test.
  • Come to the health center administration office, located on the first level of the building, anytime Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
  • This test is required for international students and must be done at the health center. NO EXCEPTIONS. A chest X-ray and physician visit is required if the test is positive
  • View detailed information about tuberculosis testing.

2. Upload immunization record to MyRed.

  1. Log into MyRED.
  2. Go to Admissions - Other Links.
  3. Click on Health Requirement.
  4. Enter the dates of your immunizations.
  5. Attach the relevant immunization record to the form in PDF format; the student’s first and last name and birthdate must be on the PDF.

If immunization record cannot be found:

  • Receive two rubeola measles/MMR immunizations at the health center scheduled 30 days apart. Appointments are required. Call 402.472.5000 to schedule
  • -OR-

  • Have a rubeola blood test drawn at the health center. This blood test will look for antibodies to measles, mumps and rubella to determine if a person is immune to the diseases. Appointments are not required for this test. Walk in to the health center administration office, located on the first level of the building, between 8:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. to get the process started. A negative test result requires two rubeola measles/MMR immunizations

IMPORTANT: All health requirement costs are the responsibility of the student. For students who have the University of Nebraska’s student insurance plan, the cost is paid by the student insurance plan. For students who have another insurance plan, their insurance provider may or may not cover the cost. Students can ask their insurance provider what they will cover.

Questions?

Call 402.472.7411 or visit the health center administration office.

Meningococcal Vaccine Available at the 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.