Immunization and Medical History

Immunization Policy

Before you can complete the registration process for class, all new students, regardless of classification, must have:

  1. Proof of the meningitis vaccination (Menactra, Menveo or Menomune) within the last 5 years
  2. If you were born after 1956, proof of two (2) measles containing vaccinations. One of these vaccines must be an MMR vaccination after 1980.
  3. Proof of tuberculosis skin test within the last year. If skin test is positive, please submit either results of a T-Spot blood test or chest X-Ray report from a physician stating no signs of tuberculosis. International students may wait and have follow up testing down upon arrival to campus. 

All vaccines and tuberculosis screening are available at the Student Health Center billable to insurance. Be sure to bring you ACTion card and health insurance card when visiting the SHC.

Important: You MUST follow the instructions below to access the required immunization form, and that form MUST be included in what is uploaded to MyBama. Documentation without the required immunization form will not be accepted.

Instructions:

  1. Log into your MyBama account
  2. Under the Student Tab, click on the Immunizations Button
  3. Choose "Download Immunization Form"
  4. Print the form and take it to your health care provider
  5. Health care provider completes the form, signs it and places the official office stamp next to provider signature
  6. Scan the complete and signed form and any other documents (clear and readable photographs are acceptable)
  7. Log into your MyBama account, access the Immunization Button then follow upload instructions

Once your form has been processed (48-72 hours), you will receive a confirmation email or an email regarding why we rejected what was submitted. If you have any questions, you can email immunizations@ua.edu or call (205) 348-6262 or (205) 348-4637. Be sure to include your CWID when you email or call.

UA Requires:

Meningitis Vaccine

Within last 5 years

2 Measles Containing Vaccines

One must be a MMR vaccination after 1980

TB Screening

Within 1 year

UA Immunization Form

Must be downloaded then submitted via MyBama

Medical History

Prior to your first visit, you are strongly encouraged to complete the Medical History Form and to download, print and complete the Pharmacy's New Patient Information Sheet. These should be brought with you at your first visit to the SHC or SHC Pharmacy.

If you have any illness or medical condition that requires regular treatment or alteration of your life style, please have your treating physician provide pertinent information and guidelines that will allow the SHC to assist our physician to provide continuity of care.