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New Student Information

Immunizations

Review your immunization history and arrange to get any of these missing vaccinations before you come to campus:

  • Meningococcal
  • Hepatitis B
  • HPV
  • Measles-Mumps-Rubella
  • Tdap
  • Chicken Pox (Varicella)

Read more about these immunizations »

Please note: Students living in residence halls are required by Wisconsin statute to report whether they have or have not received immunizations for hepatitis B and meningococcal disease. You can fulfill this requirement by completing your Immunization and Health History Form.

Welcome, new students! Read this page carefully for information that will help you prepare for a healthy transition to life on campus.

1

Read the Student Health Entrance Letter. This letter contains important information about health services available to you as a student.

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Fill out your Immunization and Health History Form, using your MyUHS account.

3

Check out Student Health 101, our free online magazine covering health and wellness topics.

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Complete “Tonight” and "AlcoholEdu" in your Learn@UW account. You will receive an email letting you know when they are available to you.

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Connect with UHS on Facebook and Twitter for the latest in health and wellness events and info.

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Get a good idea of UHS services by checking out this list of
What we do and don’t do [PDF]

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As a new student, you might have questions about using UHS. We've got your questions covered. Read our FAQ, written by students, for students.

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Most medical services require an appointment which you can make by calling 608-265-5600 or online through MyUHS. For mental health counseling and personal wellness services, just drop in for an initial consultation. Read more »

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UHS has a fast, convenient in-house pharmacy for all of your prescription needs. Stop by the 6th floor or refill your prescription online. Read more »