University of Hawai'i - West O'ahu

Health Requirements

To register for on-campus (including hybrid) courses at UH West Oʻahu, students must fulfill a set of health requirements, including vaccinations and clearances. The following is the list of requirements:

TB Clearance obtained within twelve months prior to the start of instruction OR obtained on or after the age sixteen.

Two doses of Measles, Mumps, Rubella vaccination. Students born prior to 1957 are exempt from the MMR immunization requirement.

Two doses of Varicella vaccine. Students born in the United States prior to 1980 are exempt from the Varicella immunization requirement. Students with documented history of Varicella disease, signed by a US licensed physician, APRN or PA, may be substituted for a record of Varicella vaccination.

Department of Health Requirements

The State of Hawaiʻi Department of Health (DOH), the Hawai‘i Administrative Rules, Chapter 11-157 requires all students to meet health requirements before they attend any post-secondary institution in the State of Hawai’i. For more information, contact the State of Hawaiʻi Tuberculosis Control Branch at (808) 832-5731 and Immunization Branch at (808) 586-8331.

A certificate of TB (Tuberculosis) examination, MMR (Measles, Mumps, Rubella), Tdap (Tetanus-diphteria-acellular-pertussis), and Varicella (chickenpox) immunization clearances are REQUIRED.

The health clearances must be from a U.S. Licensed Medical Doctor (MD), Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN), or Physician Assistant (PA).

Download the Health Immunization Clearance Form and take it to your physician for completion.

Health clearances can be obtained from the following locations

Class Registration

Students who wish to register for in-person (face-to-face or hybrid) classes, will need to fulfill all necessary immunization and vaccination requirements. Students who have not met all of their health requirements may only register for online classes.

Please note that it may take approximately 3 days to process your Health Clearance Form after it is received. You may log into your STAR account to check your Health Clearance status.

Uploading Sensitive Information

Please use the UH West Oʻahu Secure File Transfer page to send your Health Immunization Clearance Form or any document that contains personal and private information. Select the UH West Oʻahu Records Department as the recipient of your file transfer.


Office of the Registrar
Campus Center, C141
91-1001 Farrington Highway
Kapolei, HI 96707
Phone: (808) 689-2900
Fax: (808) 689-2901
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