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Required Immunizations

All incoming, on-campus students must document receipt of immunizations prior to registration. Online students (excepting students whose training includes clinical settings and patient contact) are exempt.

Additional immunizations may be required before working in clinical or community partnerships. Please review immunization guidelines set by UNMC Student Health for additional immunization requirements and due dates.

Submit Documentation

  • Access submission instructions.
  • Submit records through MyRecords, using your UNMC NetID and log in information.
  • Submit all immunization records simultaneously. Incomplete forms will not be accepted.

Required Immunizations and Documentation

Immunization Documentation

COVID-19

  • Evidence of fully vaccinated status
  • Fully vaccinated means having received one dose of a single dose COVID-19 vaccine (Johnson & Johnson) or both doses of a two-dose COVID-19 vaccination series (Moderna and Pfizer) so that two weeks have passed since your last dose. Other vaccines that are approved for use by the World Health Organization (WHO) also are accepted.

Varicella (Chicken Pox)

  • Provide record of Titer showing immunity, OR
  • Document two varicella vaccinations, OR
  • Obtain vaccinations, administered at least four weeks apart

Hepatitis B

  • Provide record of three-dose series and a positive Hepatitis B Surface Antibody Titer OR 
  • Provide a Hepatitis B Surface Antibody Titer showing immunization AND
  • Provide record of first HepB dose prior to registration

MMR (Measles/Mumps/Rubella)

  • Provide record of two MMR vaccinations, OR
  • Provide record of Titer showing immunity for all three parts of MMR OR
  • Obtain vaccinations, administered at least four weeks apart

Polio

  • Provide record of most recent polio vaccine, OR
  • Provide record of Titer showing immunity, OR
  • Consent of no travel to Africa or Asia within the past five years

TB Skin Test

  • Provide record of current TB test within one calendar year of start date OR
  • Provide IGRA within current year
  • If you have ever tested positive in the past please review the full policy.
Tdap Tetanus/Diptheria/Pertussis
  • Provide record of Tdap within last ten years, OR
  • Obtain vaccination prior to registering
Flu
  • Annual flu vaccination encouraged for anyone encountering patients
  • May be required for some programs and clinical sites