The following Certificate of Immunization and TB Screening Form must be printed, completed, signed by your doctor, and returned to the health center before you can register for classes. Please keep a copy for your records.
(These forms are in PDF format. You must have Adobe Reader 6.0 in order to view and print. Download Adobe Reader)
Mail, fax, or email to:
Registration and Health Information Dept.
University Health Center
55 Carlton St.
Athens, GA 30602-1755
Questions about immunization requirements? Call Patient Registration and Health Information at 706-542-8617.
Visit the Health Information page for information on transferring immunization records.
Vaccines Required for UGA Registration
Listed below are the immunization requirements for students entering the University. Please review the chart below for additional recommended vaccines. All required vaccines are available at the University Health Center Allergy/Travel Clinic.
(Measles, Mumps, Rubella)
|Applies to students born in 1957 or later. Two doses or titers with results attached are required. First dose of MMR must be given after the first birthday with the second dose at least 30 days later.|
|Applies to students born in 1980 or later, and all foreign born students regardless of year born. Two doses are required, or titer with results attached. The second shot must be given at least 30 days later.|
|Tetanus/Diptheria (Tdap)||All students must have one dose of Tdap and a Td booster if the Tdap is more than 10 years prior.|
|Hepatitis B||All students 18 years old or younger. 3 doses are required, with the second dose given 1-2 months after the first dose, and the third dose given 4-6 months after the first dose.|
|All students must complete the "Tuberculosis (TB) Screening Questionnaire (Required), page 2 of the immunization form, and return this to the University Health Center. All students with a “Yes” answer to any question must also complete page 3, "Tuberculosis (TB) Risk Assessment," and return this to the University Health Center.|
|Hepatitis A||2 doses are recommended for students who will be traveling abroad.|
|Recommended for males through age 21 and females through age 26.|
|Influenza||Flu shots are recommended each year at start of influenza season (October – March).|
|Freshmen or other new students who will reside in university housing must sign housing contract documentation indicating that they have received the vaccine or have reviewed information about the disease. Meningitis A,C,Y, W-135 should have been administered after the 16th birthday. Meningitis B is a two or three dose series that may be needed for students who are at risk or who are immune compromised.|