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New Student Health Forms
Due July 31, 2024

Completion of the entrance health forms is required for every incoming undergraduate and graduate student
May 10, 2024

The Student Health Portal is not yet available to accept new student health forms. Please check back in June 2024.

Dear Incoming Undergraduate and Graduate Students,

Welcome to Caltech! Student Health Services is here to assist you with the first step in your health journey at Caltech, which begins before you arrive on campus. Each undergraduate and graduate student must complete the entrance health requirements and submit their information before they arrive on campus. All of the details and instructions are found on our webpage below.

Non-compliance or incomplete compliance with these requirements will result in a hold on your student account through the Office of the Registrar, and you will be unable to register for classes. Exceptions to this policy are granted for limited circumstances and are generally limited to medical exemptions or exceptional circumstances where tests/immunizations are unavailable at your current location. In all circumstances, exemptions require ADVANCED communication with Health Services. See below for helpful tips and contact information.

Student Wellness Services is here to assist you during your time at Caltech by providing healthcare, counseling, and occupational therapy services. Check out our website and visit us when you arrive on campus!

Stephanie Long MD FAAFP
Medical Director
Student Health Services

Immunization Requirements

Please translate your records into English if your records are in another language.

If you are unable to obtain the required immunizations, tests for immunity, or tuberculosis (TB) testing at your current location, please make an appointment at Student Wellness Services within one week of your arrival on campus to have these items completed at your expense. Student Wellness Services does not bill insurance and does not submit insurance claims on your behalf. Please upload all available required forms and acknowledge the compliance forms by July 31, 2024, even if you require additional testing or immunizations.

  • Measles, Mumps, and Rubella (MMR): Two doses of measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) vaccine OR blood test showing immunity (positive titers).
  • Varicella (Chicken Pox): Two doses of varicella (chicken pox) vaccine OR blood test showing immunity (positive titer).
  • Tetanus, Diphtheria, and Pertussis (Tdap): One dose of tetanus, diphtheria, and pertussis (Tdap) given after age 7. Afterward, a booster dose of tetanus and diphtheria (Td) every ten years.
  • Meningococcal Conjugate ACWY (Meningitis): One dose of meningococcal conjugate ACWY (meningitis) after age 16 for all students under age 22.

View the vaccine exemption policy.
Effective June 19, 2023: COVID-19 vaccination no longer required

Gather the Required Documents for Upload

  • Immunization records and/or laboratory test results confirming the above immunization requirements (Accepted formats: PDF or image)
    • Please translate your records into English if your records are in another language.
  • Completed Tuberculosis (TB) Form and relevant testing if indicated
  • Copy of your health insurance card
    • Note: Students considering enrolling in the Caltech Anthem Student Advantage (ASA) insurance plan DO NOT need to complete this step.

You're done! Thank you for completing the entrance health forms! Welcome to Caltech!

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