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Medical Requirements and Immunizations for International Students

  1. Are there medical requirements for international students? What are they?

  2. I'm a returning international student. Do I need to resubmit my immunization record?

  3. I attended another U.S. university and submitted my immunization form there. Do I need to submit it here, too?

  4. Should I get my vaccines before coming to the United States, or when I arrive at the University?

  5. I need help filling out my immunization form. Can someone help me?

  6. Is there a deadline to submit my immunization form?

  7. Do I need a physical?

  8. Do I need Tuberculosis (TB) screening?

  9. If I’ve had the Bacillus Calmette-Guérin (BCG) vaccine, do I still need a TB screening?

  10. Does Boynton Health offer TB screenings?

  11. I submitted my immunization information, but I still see a hold. Why is that?

  12. Where do I send my immunization records?

  13. Where can I look up my own records if my country doesn’t keep records?

  14. I need a copy of my records from Boynton Health. How can I obtain them?

  15. What are the medical requirements for medical residents?

  16. I’m experiencing physical symptoms and fear I may be sick. What should I do?

Q1: Are there medical requirements for international students? What are they?

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Q2: I'm a returning international student. Do I need to resubmit my immunization record?

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Q3: I attended another U.S. university and submitted my immunization form there. Do I need to submit it here, too?

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Q4: Should I get my vaccines before coming to the United States, or when I arrive at the University?

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Q5: I need help filling out my immunization form. Can someone help me?

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Q6: Is there a deadline to submit my immunization form?

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Q7: Do I need a physical?

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Q8: Do I need Tuberculosis (TB) screening?

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Q9: If I’ve had the Bacillus Calmette-Guérin (BCG) vaccine, do I still need a TB screening?

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Q10: Does Boynton Health offer TB screenings?

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Q11: I submitted my immunization information, but I still see a hold. Why is that?

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Q12: Where do I send my immunization records?

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Q13: Where can I look up my own records if my country doesn’t keep records?

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General Medical Questions

Q14: I need a copy of my records from Boynton Health. How can I obtain them?

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Q15: What are the medical requirements for medical residents?

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Q16: I’m experiencing physical symptoms and fear I may be sick. What should I do?

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Do you have questions about health insurance or health care providers?

Read the most frequently asked questions from international students about health insurance.

Doctor, nurse practitioner, physician assistant—not sure what they do? Read about the different types of health care providers you'll find at Boynton.

Mental Health Information

All college students are forced to adapt to a new educational and social environment when they begin school at a large university. Besides these normal concerns of an incoming student, as an international student, managing your schoolwork and lifestyle can be even more difficult while encountering additional stressors of a new culture and living environment. The University of Minnesota seeks to help you be as successful as possible while making this large lifestyle transition.

The University of Minnesota has many resources for you to use to help you through this demanding time in your life.

 


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