United States citizens and students with an immigration status of U.S. Permanent Resident
An "H" bar, means you have not submitted (or have submitted so recently that your documents have not been processed) acceptable documentation to prove you've had a meningococcal vaccine on or after 8/29/07. Some exemptions apply. Go to Meningitis Vaccine for what constitutes acceptable documentation.
For international students or those without a valid immunization status
An "H" bar means you have not satisfied one or more of the following requirements: meningococcal vaccine administered on or after 8/29/07, proof of immunity to measles, mumps and rubella and/or a tuberculosis screening test performed in the United States. Find details at International Students.
Your options at this time:
If you've already sent documentation to UHS, call 512/475-8799 or come to UHS (2nd floor of the Student Services Building at 100 W. Dean Keeton Street) to talk about your options.
You can get the meningococcal vaccine (or, for international students and those without a valid immigration status, other vaccines or tests) at the UHS Allergy/Immunization Clinic (SSB 2nd floor) on a walk-in basis from 9am - 4pm during the days of your orientation session.
- Bring a photo ID and insurance card or information, if you have insurance.
- The meningococcal vaccine costs $145 at UHS for students without insurance or who don't use their insurance. If you can't pay when you get your shot, UHS will bill you via "What I Owe."
- UHS files claims with most insurance companies, but can't guarantee your insurance will pay for any or all of the cost. UHS will bill you via "What I Owe" for any amount not paid by your insurance.
- Attention students under age 18. You will need written parental consent to get a vaccines and, for international students, other medical clearance requirements at UHS. You or your parents/guardian should download a UHS Consent Form for Minors. Fax signed consent forms to UHS at 512/471-7119 or email them to email@example.com, with your EID and "Consent" typed in the subject line.
You can also get the vaccine at another Austin locations (e.g. major chain pharmacies, many minor emergency centers, etc.) and bring your documentation to UHS.