Certificate of Immunization

  • The US Department of State requires all F-1 students to complete and submit 3 immunization forms: Certificate of Immunizations, Medical History, and Tuberculosis Screening Questionnaire.
  • The Certificate of Immunizations is mailed with your immigration materials or can be printed here.
  • Once you have registered for classes you will have access to your myEGSC account and will be able to upload the Certificate of Immunizations in the Student Forms section.

Health Insurance

The U.S. Department of State requires all F-1 students to maintain continuous health insurance coverage.  The University System of Georgia has extended this requirement to F-1 students and offers a Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP) through United Healthcare. You will be automatically billed after you register for classes every semester. The health insurance fee, paid in August, covers August through December. The fee paid in January covers January through July. During orientation, we will discuss how the health care system works in the United States and how to use this health insurance plan in the event that you require medical attention. Please bring any questions you may have to orientation!

All students are required to purchase the University System of Georgia Student Health Insurance Program (USG SHIP) unless they have insurance which meets the university system requirements.

Please direct any questions to the Business Office.