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*

*On July 15, 2021, UH announced the COVID-19 vaccine requirement will be enforced this fall for students who live in on-campus housing at UH Manoa because of the close communal contact. Health and religious exemptions are available for student residents. Other limitations may apply to the unvaccinated, but they will not be prevented from enrolling in on-campus classes.

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
  6. COVID-19, for all students who live in on-campus housing

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 a religious exemption to immunization requirements must sign the following form Religious Exemption 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.

Persons claiming a medical exemption to the COVID immunization requirements must have their physician sign the COVID Medical Exemption Form. For a religious exemption, please fill out the COVID Religious Exemption Waiver 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. 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 uhsmit@hawaii.edu from your UH email address with your first and last name, informing us that you need an account created for uploading purposes.
  • Click on "Upload my health clearance documents"
  • Click on "Add Immunization Record"
  • Upload each document, then click on Save
  • For COVID-19 vaccination records:
    • Click "Upload my COVID vaccination record to the LumiSight App" which will take you to the LumiSight App
    • Alternatively, you can just upload your COVID vaccination record directly to LumiSight. The app can be accessed via a web browser or through the mobile app (Android or iOS)

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