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.
  • 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 are notified that additional vaccinations are required, please attempt to obtain those vaccinations prior to arrival on campus. 

 

 

 

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)/ Submitting QuantiFERON Gold Test Results [required for International Students ONLY]

TB screening is required for international students (including IEI). If you have had a QuantiFERON Gold (Q-Gold) test within 6 months of your enrollment date (for testing outside the U.S.) or within one year of your enrollment date (for testing within the U.S.), follow “Submitting Q-Gold results” instructions below:

TB Screening Deadlines:

  • Submit your online TB Screening form by the deadline (Fall – July 1, Spring – December 1, Summer – April 1)

 

TB Screening form completion:

     -  Click on the Forms Icon

     -  Complete TB Screening form and submit by the deadline

    -  Once documents are reviewed by a nurse, you will receive a secure message on your MyMcKinley portal regarding TB testing requirements. 

 

If your secure message says no Q-Gold testing is required, no further action is necessary regarding tuberculosis screening.

If your secure message says Q-Gold testing is required, obtain Q-Gold testing prior to arrival on campus. See steps below:

Submitting prior Q-Gold results (if obtained prior to arrival on campus):

  1. Go to MyMcKinley.illinois.edu and log in with your net id and password
  2. On the MyMcKinley Home Page, click on the Upload Icon, select “Immunzation forms” from the dropdown to upload your document

 

Obtaining required Q-Gold testing prior to campus arrival:

•    To obtain testing and submit Q-Gold results (if testing is available in your home country):

  1. Obtain the test within 6 months of your enrollment date (for testing outside the U.S.) or within one year of your enrollment date (for testing within the U.S.)
  2. Go to MyMcKinley.illinois.edu and log in with your net id and password, to submit results
  3. On the MyMcKinley Home Page, click on the Upload Icon and upload your documents

 

Obtaining required Q-Gold after arriving on campus:

If you received a secure message stating a Q Gold TB Blood test is required and you are not able to obtain the test prior to your arrival on campus you may obtain the test at:
     McKinley Health Center
     1109 South Lincoln Avenue
     Urbana, IL 60801

McKinley Health Center will be available for Q Gold TB Blood tests prior to the start of classes:
August 11, 2022 0830-400
August 12, 2022 830-300
August 15 through August 18, 2022 830-400
August 19, 2022 1030-300
•    Obtain your I-Card- you must present your I- Card to be seen at McKinley Health Center
•    Masks are required in McKinley Health Center
•    You may come to McKinley Health Center at least 2 business days after receiving the message and have the Q Gold TB Blood Test drawn
•    At the time the lab is obtained a $30.00 charge will be placed on your student account
•    After the lab has been processed you will receive a secure message in your mymckinley portal advising you of the results of your lab test and if you need to do anything further regarding the tuberculosis screening.

*after the above listed dates TB Blood tests are available in the laboratory at McKinley Health Center Monday-Thursday from 830-400 and on Fridays from 0830-300

 

 

 

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.