Health Professions and Veterinary Students

Veterinary Students

Please refer to the College of Veterinary Medicine’s student handbook.

Health Profession Students

Students in the following programs must meet the following compliance requirements listed below:

  • Child Life Program
  • Clinical Laboratory Science
  • Department of Speech Language and Hearing Sciences
  • Dietetics
  • Nuclear Medicine
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Radiography
  • Respiratory Therapy
  • School of Medicine
  • Ultrasound

Compliance requirements

  • Childhood immunizations: (including: DPT/Polio/MMR/Varicella)
  • Tdap or adult Td in the past 10 years
  • Hepatitis B Series (three shots)
  • COVID-19 vaccine series
  • Urine drug screen. Please complete the urine drug test agreement. For more information on program specific requirements and locations, speak with your program advisor.
  • Documentation of two-dose varicella vaccination series or a positive varicella titer
  • Two-step TB skin testing with annual update. If submitting TB skin test results from another facility or physician, results must include the signature of the person performing the test, date read, mm of induration, and if negative or positive. An interferon-gamma release assay (IGRA) with written documentation, done within three months of matriculation may be substituted.
    • If there is a prior history of TB, previous positive test, or completion of treatment for TB infection or TB disease, appropriate written documentation is required. Students unable to provide written documentation will undergo baseline testing for M. tuberculosis infection as determined by Student Health and Well-Being medical staff. These students will also undergo annual symptom review in place of TST.
    • A newly recognized positive TST may require an IGRA and will receive an appropriate clinical evaluation and chest x-ray as determined by the Student Health and Well-Being medical staff. These students will also undergo annual symptom review in place of TST.
  • Annual influenza immunization

In addition to the above requirements, students in the following programs must meet these additional requirements:

  • Dietetics: Hepatitis A series
  • School of Medicine: Hepatitis B surface antibody test. School of Medicine requires a Tdap in the past 10 years.
  • Occupational Therapy: Hepatitis A series recommended (but optional) since students will be dealing with food and feeding patients.

Please see also this health profession away rotation checklist.