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Aloha UH students,

Although the fall semester has just begun, itʻs time to start planning ahead for the spring 2022 semester. All students who will be on campus in the spring semester are required to be fully vaccinated for the COVID-19 virus.

STAR registration carts will be available in October, with registration beginning in early November. In order to register for on-campus (including hybrid) courses, upload your COVID-19 vaccination card to the LumiSight UH daily health check app. If you have not yet started the vaccination process and would like to attend classes on campus in the spring, you still have time to meet the requirements before registration begins, so don’t delay. If you have not completed and uploaded your vaccine series or received an exemption, you will only be able to register for online classes.

You may request exemptions from the COVID-19 vaccination requirement for medical or religious reasons. Students who receive exemptions will be required to provide proof of a negative COVID-19 test weekly to be on campus. Exemptions should be submitted through the UH FileDrop system to your campus Student Health Services or Registrar's Office for review and approval (contact info for each campus is below).

The COVID-19 vaccine was added in May 2021 to the student health clearance requirements that already required a TB clearance and immunizations for measles, mumps, rubella (MMR) and tetanus-diphtheria-pertussis and varicella. Meningococcal conjugate vaccinations are also required for first-year students living in on-campus housing.

Whether you still need to get vaccinated or are going to request an exemption, please plan ahead so you will be able to register for the spring 2022 courses that you need or want. If you have any questions, email

Mahalo for your time and attention on this matter and best wishes this semester.


Hae Okimoto

Associate Vice President for Student Affairs


Campus Contact Information

Online Exemption Forms

Medical exemption form

Religious exemption form

Vaccination Locations

Vaccination locations in Hawaiʻi

Vaccination locations in other U.S. states