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UCLA Immunization Requirement

The UC Immunization Policy requires Incoming Students to obtain the vaccinations and screening recommended for colleges and universities by the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) for those diseases that can be passed on to others by respiratory transmission.

Required Vaccination and Proof of Immunization

Measles, Mumps and Rubella (MMR)

2 doses; first dose on or after age one - OR - Titer (blood test) showing immunity.

Varicella (Chickenpox)

History of Chickenpox does not satisfy the requirement.

2 doses; first dose on or after age one -OR - Titer (blood test) showing immunity.

Tetanus, Diphtheria and Pertussis (Tdap)

Td and Dtap do not satisfy the requirement.

1 dose on or after age 7.

Meningococcal Conjugate Serogroups A, C, Y & W-135 (MenACWY)

For students age 21 years and younger only.

Trumenba or Bexsero (MenB vaccines) do not satisfy the requirement.

1 dose on or after age 16 for all students that are under 22 years of age. Students 22 or older may leave blank.

Screening Questionnaire for Tuberculosis

Log in to the Ashe Patient Portal, click “Complete My Immunization Requirements.” Click UPDATE next to TB screening and answer the questions.

All incoming students are required to complete the TB screening questionnaire on the Ashe Patient Portal.

Students who have any “yes” answers on the questionnaire are at higher risk for TB infection and are required to submit documentation of either skin or blood testing for TB, done within the 6-month period preceding entry to UCLA. Those with a previous positive TB test are required to submit documentation of a chest x-ray done within the 6-month period preceding entry to UCLA.

Seasonal Influenza (Flu) Vaccine

New for 2022: Students must either: (1) receive the influenza vaccine and document their vaccination using The Ashe Center Patient Portal (Medical Clearances section), or (2) affirmatively decline influenza vaccination.

Important: Those who choose to decline influenza vaccination MUST submit the declination using The Ashe Center Patient Portal (Medical Clearances section) to fulfill this requirement.

1 dose on or after August 1st of each year.

Deadline for flu vaccination or documented declination is Nov. 1.

COVID-19 Vaccine & Booster

Vaccinations must take place at least two weeks prior
to the start of the incoming term. Vaccinations will be
for all students.

Read the FAQs for more information. Learn more about COVID-19 vaccine schedules.

Recommendations for people who received COVID-19 vaccine outside the United States.

Individuals have 30 days from when they become eligible to provide proof of the booster.

How To Comply With The UC Immunization Requirements:

  1. Submit your Statement of Intent to Register SIR/SLR.

  2. Please allow 2 business days after submitting your SIR/SLR before attempting to access the Ashe Patient Portal.

  3. Be prepared! Gather all of the info you’ll need to complete your requirements online.

  4. Go to the UCLA Immunization Requirements website and sign in to The Ashe Center Patient Portal.

  5. Once you are logged in, from Home page, click “Complete My Immunization Requirement.”

  6. Enter all of the requested dates and immunization information.

  7. Upload images or PDF files of your immunization records, laboratory tests, and/or chest x-ray by clicking on the Immunization Document upload tab.

  8. You can check your compliance status from the Patient Portal by selecting Medical Clearance.

Answers to most questions can be found on the UCLA Immunization Requirement website. For additional questions, visit the Contact Us portion of the website.