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It is always in the best interest for the student to visit the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) website and see what they recommend for vaccinations; as well as, information about health in the visiting country. Look in the Helpful Tools section to see the list of specific countries Tech students travel to for a quick reference.  

Requirements

The countries listed below will need to fill out the Health History form and Travel Physical form and bring it to our  clinic. These countries DO NOT require in-person physicals:

  • Australia
  • Belgium
  • Cyprus
  • Czech Republic
  • Denmark
  • Estonia
  • Finland
  • France
  • Germany
  • Greece
  • Hungary
  • Iceland
  • Italy
  • Japan
  • Ltvia
  • Lithuania
  • Malta
  • Netherlands
  • New Zealand
  • Norway
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Romania
  • Slovakia
  • Slovenia
  • South Korea
  • Spain
  • Switzerland
  • United Kingdom

The countries listed below will be required to make an appointments and have an in-person physical completed in the clinic or at another travel physical capable clinic. These countries DO require in-person physicals:

  • Argentina
  • Austria
  • Belize
  • Bhuran
  • Bolivia
  • Cambodia
  • Cameroon
  • Chile
  • China
  • Colombia
  • Costa Rica
  • Croatia
  • Dominican Republic
  • Ecuador
  • Ethiopia
  • Fiji
  • Ghana
  • Global Cruise
  • Honduras
  • Iceland
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Israel
  • Jordan
  • Kenya
  • Korea (North)
  • Madagascar
  • Malaysia
  • Mali
  • Mexico
  • Mongolia
  • Morocco
  • Nepal
  • Nicaragua
  • Peru
  • Puerto Rico
  • Qatar
  • Russia
  • Rwanda
  • Samoa
  • Senegal
  • Servia
  • Singapore
  • South Africa
  • Sri Lanka
  • Sweden
  • Taiwan
  • Tanzania
  • Thailand
  • Turks and Caicos
  • Uganda
  • United Arab Emirates
  • Vietnam
  • Zimbabwe

It is always a good idea to keep a copy of your completed forms on you in case there is an issue or concern.

Vaccinations

Here is a list of vaccinations the CDC recommends ALL persons who are traveling abroad to either have and/or update:

  • Chickenpox
  • Flu
  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B
  • Meningococcal
  • MMRs (2)
  • Pneumococcal
  • Polio
  • Shingles
  • Tetanus

Requirements

If you have a form from another organization (i.e. ISA or UT), you will need to bring that form along with your  completed Travel Physical to the clinic or to your in-person physical appointment.

If you need a copy of the form(s), please notify us at the time of drop off. We do not know what forms  students are required to turn in for their specific program. It is the student’s responsibility to inform us of  what they need. 

Due Dates            

Spring 2017 Deadlines 

  • Paper Study Abroad forms due December 14, 2016
  • Travel Physical Appointments due December 22, 2016.

Summer/Fall 2017 Deadlines 

  • Paper Study Abroad forms due April 15, 2017
  • Travel Physical Appointments due April 20, 2017

Travel Physicals

There are 2 choices. The Medical Service Fee paid in your tuition is paid to the TTUHSC Family Medicine clinic or there is a cost for the UMC Express Care Clinic.