Graduate students new to UCSF are required to meet immunization and TB screening requirements in accordance with the UC systemwide Immunization Policy.
Professional students also are required to meet immunization and TB requirements. However, requirements for professional students are more extensive than the requirements in the UC systemwide policy because professional students have patient care responsibilities. The Professional Student Immunization Requirements 2017 list provides clarification.
All information will be kept confidential as part of your health record.
Nursing and Physical Therapy students have additional requirements to submit to CastleBranch.com. See communication from your school and SHCS regarding those requirements.
You may need to schedule an appointment with your health-care provider to obtain appropriate signatures or receive services, so make sure you don't leave your health requirements until the last minute!
Student Health Insurance Plan Waiver
Students who have a health insurance plan that meets the minimum benefits level will be eligible to waive the UC Student Health Insurance Plan (UC SHIP).
All minimum benefit requirements must be met in order to waive the UC SHIP.
The deadline to apply for a waiver is June 15 for new students beginning in summer 2017 and September 12 for students beginning in fall 2017.