New & Returning Student Health Information

June 01, 2018

Additional information for new and returning students:

REQUIRED

before you come to campus


1. INSURANCE (mandatory)


SUMMER START 2018

If you have acceptable health insurance coverage and are sure that you want to waive the UC SHIP plan for SUMMER 2018 and the following 2018-19 academic year, follow these instructions:

  1. Review and complete the On-line Waiver Questions worksheet before beginning the waiver process.
  2. Navigate to the UCSC Waiver Site and complete the on-line waiver.

FALL START 2018

If you have acceptable health insurance coverage and are sure that you want to waive the UC SHIP plan for the 2018-19 academic year, follow these instructions:

  1. Review and complete the On-line Waiver Questions worksheet before beginning the waiver process.
  2. Navigate to the UCSC Waiver Site and complete the on-line waiver.

Waiver deadlines for 2018-2019:

Summer 7/21/18 Fall: 9/1/2018 Winter: 12/1/2018 Spring: 3/1/2019

 


2. IMMUNIZATION REQUIREMENTS (mandatory)

Effective Fall 2016 all incoming students will be required to receive vaccinations and Tuberculosis(TB) screening and testing per the UC immunization requirements.

  • Vaccinations and TB Screening and Testing must be completed prior to arrival on campus
  • For further information about how to complete this requirement please see the UC Immunization page here

3. PERSONAL HEALTH HISTORY (recommended)

Complete the online Personal Health History Form (all new students).

  1. Go to the UCSC Health e-Messenger web site.
    1. Log in and select “Forms”, then choose “Personal Health History” to complete and submit these secure online forms.

4. MEDICAL RECORDS (recommended)

Obtain your medical records if you are being followed for a medical condition.
If you or your doctor want the UCSC Student Health Center to provide care or monitor your medications or lab work, please ask your primary care provider to compose a summary of your medical treatment plan. Please DO NOT send your entire medical record.
Records can be faxed to our Medical Records department at 831-459-3546 or mail to UCSC Student Health Services - Atten: Medical Records 1156 High Street Santa Cruz CA. 95060