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Immunizations and Screenings

Student Health and Wellness Center

Immunization and Screening

The Deadline for Immunization Compliance for Incoming Fall 2021 students is: August 15, 2021*
*Please note, students living in housing through Otis College must turn in their immunizations by August 1st, 2021 

All incoming Otis College students are required to complete the New Student Health Form, Tuberculosis Screening Questionnaire, and provide documentation of vaccination or immunity to certain infectious diseases. Students will have a hold on their account until all immunization requirements are fulfilled. For detailed information regarding required vaccinations, please review the Immunization Requirement below. If a student would like to fulfill their immunization requirements at the Student Health and Wellness Center during or after Orientation Week, they may incur a $20 late immunization fee.


Required Immunizations

  • MCV4 or MPSV4 (Meningococcal) - Required if living in the Residence Hall or Park West through Otis
  • MMR (Measles/Mumps/Rubella) - Required
  • TB Screening/Testing - Required
  • COVID-19 Vaccine - Required (Students with a medical exemption or religious/philosophical exemption must submit their exemption forms by the August 15, 2021 due date) 

You can satisfy these immunization requirements by uploading required documents to OwlCare Online, our online health portal.

New and Incoming Students (Living in Otis Housing or Off-Campus)
  • Upload your completed "New Student Health Form” on OwlCare Online.
  • Upload a copy of the supporting documentation onto OwlCare Online (yellow card/ vaccination records, blood tests, or letters from your health care provider).
  • Complete required forms on OwlCare Online.
Returning students who are now living in Otis Housing (Residence Hall or Park West):
  • You are required to have the MCV4 or MPSV4 Vaccine and the COVID-19 Vaccine 
  • Upload a copy of the supporting documentation onto Owl Care Online (yellow card/ vaccination records, blood tests, or letters from your health care provider).
  • Complete required forms on OwlCare Online.

Completing Immunization Requirements with the SHWC

For students who do not have access to their primary care provider, or those having difficulty meeting the immunization requirement in their current location, these immunizations can be completed at the SHWC.  These immunization requirements are free for students who are enrolled in the student health insurance starting August 15th, 2021.  Please note that new students have access to the SHWC starting July 1st, 2021; therefore, the student will incur an out-of-pocket expense for any services provided before the August 15th, 2021 health insurance start date.  If you wish to fulfill your immunization requirements when your student health insurance starts, please know that there is a $20 late fee for immunizations due after August 15th, 2021 deadline.  For students who are not enrolled in the Student Health Insurance or those wishing to fulfill their immunizations before their student health insurance starts, please see below:

Immunization Costs:

  • TB Screening: Free
  • TB Testing: $20 (PPD Skin Test)
  • TB Blood Test: $50 (Quantiferon Gold)
  • Meningitis Vaccine $145
  • MMR Vaccine: $95 per vaccine
  • MMR titers: $25
  • COVID-19 Vaccine: Free

*Any immunizations received at the SHWC after the deadline are subject to a $20 late immunization fee


OWLCare Student Health Portal

OWLCare Online Login Instructions

Click here

Login with UN (Otis ID Number) and PW (your Pin)

On the Homepage/Welcome page, the banner at the top gives you instructions on your pending items

If you have any questions regarding your immunization requirements, please email studenthealth@otis.edu or call 310.846.5738.