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*

Students, including faculty/staff enrolled as students, must meet the immunization requirements before attending the University of Hawaiʻi:

  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
  • COVID-19

Persons claiming a religious exemption to immunization requirements must sign the following form Religious Exemption Form for All Other Immunizations (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 (PDF) *.

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. Access your Patient Access Portal to schedule an online appointment.

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

Secure Document Upload:

  • Access your Patient Access Portal at https://healthservices.hawaii.edu
  • Login with your UH username and password
    • If you receive an error message that says you don't have an account, please send an email to uhsm@hawaii.edu from your UH email address with your first and last name, informing us that you need an account created for uploading purposes. Please do not send your health clearance documents to this email account.
  • Click on "Upload my health clearance documents"
  • Click on "Add Immunization Record"
  • Upload each document, then click on Save
  • Once processed, you will see the word Acknowledged across your document. Please allow 3-5 business days for processing and verification.

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

    Fax:
    (808) 956-3583