The State of Hawaiʻi mandates that certain health requirements be met for entrance to post-secondary educational institutions. (Hawaiʻi Administrative Rules, DOH Title 11, Chapter 157)

Health Clearance Requirements

The Hawaii Administrative Rules, Chapter 11-157 require all students to meet the immunization requirements before they attend any post-secondary school in the state. All students, including faculty/staff enrolled as students must comply with the following requirements:

  1. Tuberculosis (TB) Clearance
  2. Measles Mumps, Rubella (MMR)
  3. Tetanus-diphtheria-pertussis (Tdap)
  4. Varicella
  5. Meningococcal Conjugate (MCV), for first-year students living in on-campus housing only

For more information on these requirements, please download the Health Clearance Form (PDF) *. A record of immunizations, signed, or stamped by a US licensed practitioner (physician, Advanced Practice Registered Nurse or Physician Assistant) or the Hawaii Department of Health may be submitted in lieu of the Health Clearance form. .

You may not attend classes until you have received health clearance.

For more information regarding health clearance requirements, please click here.


The following vaccines are STRONGLY RECOMMENDED for college students, especially students who intend to live in the campus residence halls, as there is an increased risk of these highly contagious diseases in this campus population.

  • The serogroup B Meningococcal (MenB)
  • Polio
  • Human Papillomavirus
  • Hepatitis A and B

All vaccines are available at the University Health Services Mānoa.

Persons claiming religious exemption to immunization requirements must sign a Religious Exemption Waiver Form (PDF) *. There are NO religious exemptions to Tuberculosis clearance requirements. Persons claiming a medical exemption to immunization requirements must have their physician sign the Medical Exemption Form.

The University Health Services offers the TB test as well as the MMR and Varicella immunizations. The TB test is offered during normal clinic hours, except on Thursdays. The MMR and Varicella immunizations are offered during normal clinic hours, Tuesdays-Fridays. For women of child-bearing age, the MMR and Varicella vaccines are only given while on menses, on some form of birth control, or with a negative pregnancy test on the day of administration. No appointment is necessary.

To submit your health clearance forms, please choose one of the following options:

Secure Document Upload:

  • Login with your UH username and password
  • Click on "Upload my health clearance documents"
  • Click on "Add Immunization Record"
  • Upload each document, then click on Save.

Mail:
University of Hawaiʻi - Mānoa
University Health Services,
1710 East West Road,
Honolulu, Hawaii 96822

Fax:
(808) 956-3583