Mandatory TB & Immunization Program

About the Mandatory Requirements

All incoming and re-admitted students must satisfy TB screening and immunization requirements as mandated by the UC Office of the President by the established deadline before the semester starts.

  Important Fall 2020 Updated Information as of September 28:

At this time we will not be placing enrollment holds for students who still have outstanding TB and Immunization requirements (except for those living in on-campus housing and those athletes who are on-campus will have holds placed on Oct 9, 2020).

These requirments will still be on your checklist and need to be completed closer to when you will be returning to campus.  

More information and updated dates will be posted here and sent out to those who still need to complete these requirments.

  • For those that are living on or near campus, you can schedule an appointment at the Tang Center to get any of the requirements completed.  Please call (510) 643-7177 to make an appointment and be sure to bring all of your records with you. 

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Steps to Complete

  1. See below for your formal deadline to comply.
  2. Complete the TB requirements.
    1. Complete the "TB Screening Questions" on eTang under "Medical Clearances."
    2. Submit additional documentation, if necessary.
  3. Enter your documented immunization dates and upload records of all self-reported immunizations on eTang under "Medical Clearances." 
    1. Note: enter only dates for which you have verifiable records.
  4. Match your previous vaccines/titers against the required age, dose and interval parameters:
  5. Check your compliance status on eTang by selecting "Medical Clearances."
  6. Schedule any outstanding vaccines/titers as soon as possible with your medical provider.
  7. On the eTang portal you will also see a list of RECOMMENDED vaccines, this is separate from the required ones listed above, however, we strongly recommend you also get those as well.

Students who are not fully compliant with all Mandatory TB & Immunization Requirements by the formal deadline may be charged a late compliance fee.

If you need assistance with the compliance process, please contact us.

Immunization Requirements:

  • MMR (Measles, Mumps, and Rubella)

    • 2 doses given on or after your 1st birthday (doses must be given at least 28 days apart) OR positive titer results

  • Varicella (Chicken Pox)

    • 2 doses given on or after your 1st birthday (doses must be given at least 28 days apart) OR positive titer results

  • Pertussis (Tdap)

    • 1 dose given on or after your 7th birthday (MUST be Tdap or DTaP; Td, and DTP do not fulfill the requirement)

  • Meningococcal conjugate (required for all students under 22 years of age)

    • 1 dose given on or after your 16th birthday (MUST be MCV4/Men-ACWY; Men B and Bexsero do not fulfill the requirement)

Critical Dates and Deadlines

Fall 2020 New and Re-admitted Students

First day to complete/submit immunization records via eTang

  • April 9, 2020

Formal deadline to submit immunization and TB clearance records

  • July 31, 2020

First day of SHIP and of Tang eligibility at student pricing;
First day to schedule Tang appointments for missing vaccines/titers

  • August 1, 2020

Enrollment holds for non-compliance posted to Cal Central (impacts Spring 2021 enrollment)

  • Please note as of September 28, there will not be enrollment holds placed that impact Spring 2021 enrollment (except for students living on-campus or Athletes on-campus enrollment holds will be placed Oct 9).

Spring 2021 New and Re-admitted Students

First day to complete/submit immunization records via eTang

  • November 1, 2020

Formal deadline to be fully compliant with TB and Immunization Requirements:

  • December 31, 2020*

First day of SHIP and of Tang eligibility at student pricing;
First day to schedule Tang appointments for missing vaccines/titers

  • January 1, 2021

Enrollment holds for non-compliance posted to Cal Central (impacts Summer and Fall 2021 enrollment)

  • March 1, 2021

Summer 2021 New Graduate Students

If you are a new student enrolling in classes for Summer 2021, refer to the dates under "Fall 2021 New and Re-admitted Students" unless you are in one of the programs below:

  • Executive Master of Business Administration
  • Master of Financial Engineering
  • Master of Laws (LL.M. Professional Track and Hybrid Option only)
  • Master of Public Affairs
  • Master of Real Estate Development & Design
  • Master of Arts in Teaching

First day to complete/submit immunization records via eTang

  • May 1, 2021

Formal deadline to submit immunization and TB clearance records

  • May 31, 2021

First day of SHIP and of Tang eligibility at student pricing;
First day to schedule Tang appointments for missing vaccines/titers

  • Executive Master of Business Administration - May 20, 2021(not eligible for SHIP)
  • Master of Financial Engineering - March 15, 2021
  • Master of Laws (LL.M. Professional Track and Hybrid Option only) - May 11, 2021
  • Master of Public Affairs - May 15, 2021
  • Master of Real Estate Development & Design - June 15, 2021
  • Master of Arts in Teaching - June 15, 2021