Incoming Students

The following steps must be completed prior to attending classes:

1. Download the Immunization History Form (required)

  • Print the form and complete the demographic (top) portion of the form.
  • Ask your medical provider or nurse to complete and sign the Immunization History form (physician’s office address and phone number must be included). In lieu of completing the form, you may attach a copy of school immunization records, physician records or military records.
  • International Students: You must provide a certified English translation if immunization records are not in English. Please keep a copy of your immunization records in your personal files.
  • If you do not have adequate documentation of your vaccinations or if you are unable to obtain the required vaccinations [such as Tetanus, diphtheria, acellular pertussis (Tdap)  or meningococcal conjugate] in your home country, you may receive required immunizations at McKinley Health Center’s Immunization and Travel Clinic for a fee.
  • Upload your documents to MyMcKinley

Submission Deadlines

 

Fall Semester

July 1st

Spring Semester

December 1st

Summer Semester

April 1st
  • If you experience difficulty with the upload process, you may fax your documents to (217) 244-1278, mail or hand deliver to:

            McKinley Health Center
            1109 S. Lincoln Ave.
            Urbana, IL 61801

  • Within 2 weeks of receipt, you will receive an email notice to check your compliance status using MyMcKinley.
  • If you fail to submit your forms, you will not be able to add or drop classes in your current semester, and you will not be allowed to register for classes for subsequent semesters until you are in compliance.
  •  To learn more about Immunization Requirements, visit our Frequently Asked Questions. 

 

 

 

2. Add your campus address/U.S. cell phone number to your student health portal and "Opt In" for text messaging

  • Log in at MyMcKinley
  • Click on your name in the top right corner of the screen
  • Click on Edit Your Profile
  • Edit your profile by adding your University of Illinois campus address and U.S. cell phone number
  • Check the box: "I would like to receive text messaging reminders" (to receive text appointment reminders)
  • Click on Save

 

 

 

3. Tuberculosis Screening (TB) [required for International Students ONLY]

In addition to submitting immunization documents, TB screening is required for international students.  

  • All international students, (except IEI*) must complete the screening process by submitting their online TB Screening form by the deadline (Fall – July 1, Spring – December 1, Summer – April 1)

     -  To submit, go to MyMcKinley.illinois.edu and log in with your net id and password
     -  On the MyMcKinley Home Page, click on the Forms Icon
     -  Complete your TB Screening form and submit by the deadline
     -  Your documents will be reviewed by a nurse at the Health Center
     -  Following the review, you will receive a secure message on your MyMcKinley Student Health portal regarding your compliance
     -  If TB testing is required, you will receive additional instructions in your secure message

  • *IEI - Intensive English Institute students will receive instructions from the IEI Office regarding TB screening at McKinley Health Center. No online screening form is required

 

 

 

    4. If you are under the age of 18 at the start of your first semester:

     

     

     

    5. Optional Disclosure of Private Mental Health Information​​ (not required)

    In compliance with the Student Optional Disclosure of Private Mental Health Act, the university has established procedures for students to have the opportunity to authorize, in writing, the disclosure of certain private mental health information to a designated person. Access to this information will be provided only to qualified examiners. To make such a disclosure, please click on the above link.