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Immunization Requirements & Bearcats Health App

The University of Cincinnati Vaccine Requirement deadlines are as follows:

  • Summer 2024 Semester: May 5, 2024
  • Fall 2024 Semester: August 25, 2024

Step 1: Review below to see which immunizations you are required to have. If you have questions on immunizations or the policy, please contact UHS at

Step 2: Go to Bearcats Health App and use your UC username and password to access your account.

Step 3: Once in the Bearcats Health App system, download and print the standardized immunization form from their site (this can also be found on below). You must use this form, no other forms will be accepted by the system. DO NOT attach outside documents to your form. 

Step 4: You can get the required immunizations through your medical provider or University Health Services (513-556-2564). Have your medical provider complete, sign, and stamp the form.

Step 5: Upload your completed form through your Bearcats Health App online account. You will be notified within your account dashboard if you are missing items, or if you are fully compliant

All incoming undergraduate, graduate and professional students attending main campus, UC Blue Ash, and UC Clermont must comply with this policy. Please see one of the pages below to learn which immunizations are required for you: 

Immunizations will not be required at this time for those in designated Distance Learning programs (unless enrolled in any Health Professions Distance Learning program that has a practicum or clinical requirement), however you may choose to participate. UHS advises all students to be up-to-date on vaccines recommended by the Advisory Committee for Immunization Practices


Immunization Forms

*This standardized immunization form is the only document that will be accepted by Bearcats Health app. DO NOT include any outside documents, they will be rejected by the system. 

General Population Exemption Forms
Health Sciences Exemption Form
  • Exemption Form *this form is for Health Sciences programs only. If you have questions, please contact Alex Maus ( or Deana Brown (
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University Health Services

Richard E. Lindner Center
2751 O'Varsity Way, 3rd Floor
Cincinnati, OH 45221-0010

Mail Location: 0010
Phone: 513-556-2564
Fax: 513-556-1337