International (F-1/J-1 Visa) Student Information

Welcome!!  Below please find some valuable information and explanations to the Health Center requirements.

1) Tuberculosis Testing-  If your country of citizenship/home country is considered by the World Health Organization to have a "high incidence" of TB  you must be screened  within 3 months of coming to campus.  To check the list of  "high incidence" countries please check here​.  A serology  exam or a chest xray  will be accepted. Please schedule a TB screening appointment with us at your earliest convenience if you did not complete this at home.  Call 860-297-2018 for an appoinment.

2) Health Insurance - All students must have active health insurance coverage while they are a student at Trinity.   As an international student you are eenrolled in international  student health insurance coverage [I-SHIP] and billed the premium on your student account.  

3) Immunizations and a Physical Exam-  Trinity College requires your current health status by submitting documentation of a recent exam by a physician. Download the International Student Health Form. The State of Connecticut requires students enrolled at institutions of higher education be vaccinated against Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella, and Meningitis.  Please click here to read the law or click here for a source to translate your home vaccines and learn what else you may need.  If you cannot get these vaccines in your home country please email  healthcenter@trincoll.edu and we will order you a dose to receive once you arrive.  Your checklist will remain pending until we give it to you.
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