All new students must submit records of childhood vaccinations to Oregon State University's Health Services Office before registering for their first term. It is important to start this process early, even if you are waiting for your visa. You will not be able to sign up for classes until you submit your records.

 Go to the Student Health Services webpage here:  SHS Webpage

If you have your childhood immunization documents:

Upload photo scan and enter the dose dates in your Patient Portal

Otherwise you can email photos of your documents to [email protected] including your legal name and OSU ID number. 

Names of vaccinations and dose dates must be translated into English. If you need help with translations, email [email protected].

Examples of acceptable immunization records:

Kuwait  Emirates  Saudi Arabia

Taiwan  Indonesia  China India

If you don't have your childhood immunization records:

  • Go to your doctor or hospital where you originally received them and
  • Get blood titer tests/immunity tests to prove that you are immune to the diseases from past vaccinations.
    • FYI these are not covered by insurance in the OSU and very costly to complete here in the US.Price list
  • Receive new immunizations
    • If you go this route, get only the first dose of all required immunizations and request that you get the follow-up doses in the US during your first term.
    • Required immunizations are free for students with the OSU health insurance. If you have insurance through a sponsor, new immunizations will be covered by your insurance at a community pharmacy. Ask the Virtual Help Desk for assistance. 

Required Immunizations

  • Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR) - 2 doses required
  • Varicella (Chickenpox) - 2 doses 
  • Hepatitis B - 3 doses
  • Meningicoccal (MCV4) - 1 dose after 16th birthday
  • Tetanus Diptheria Pertussis (Tdap) - 1 dose in the last ten years

Recommended Immunizations

  • Meningicoccal B - 2 doses
  • HPV
  • Annual Flu Shot

TB (Tuberculosis) testing is required for new students, but will not prevent early registration. Your TB test must be completed in the U.S. and must be IGRA blood testing, not skin test. A TB test appointment will be part of your welcome week orientation on campus.