Graduate International Student Admissions

Medical Clearance Requirements

TB Screening Requirement

Beginning August 2016, UT Tyler requires all new and returning International and Intensive English Language Institute (IELI) students who are considered to be at high risk for tuberculosis disease, as defined by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), to be screened for tuberculosis (TB) prior to entering UT Tyler or resuming activities at UT Tyler after visiting countries included on the CDC high risk report.  For more information see: https://www.uttyler.edu/oip/medical-clearance.php

Bacterial Meningitis Vaccination Requirement

All new students under the age of 22 must submit proof of vaccination against bacterial meningitis within the last 5 years.

Graduate students must submit documentation to the Office of Graduate Admissions at least 10 days prior to the start of the semester.

Failure to submit proof of vaccination will delay students’ ability to register for classes.

Proof of vaccination may be submitted:

By mail – Use the following mailing address:
Office of Graduate Admissions
The University of Texas at Tyler
3900 University Blvd., ADM345
Tyler, TX 75799

 By emailogs@uttyler.edu

Acceptable proof of vaccination includes one of the following:

  • A form showing the signature or stamp of a physician or his/her designee, or public health personnel that shows the month, day, and year the vaccination dose or booster was administered
  • An official immunization record generated from a state or local health authority
  • An official record received from school officials, including a record from another state
  • Documentation must be in English.

More information about the requirement can be found here.