Health Requirements

Health Requirements

Before registering for classes, Tuberculosis (TB) and Immunization clearances must be submitted.

You may be accepted to Leeward CC without the required clearances, but you will not be able to register for classes until the clearances are received.

Health clearances should be submitted with your UH System Application to our Admissions & Records Office at their temporary location, DH-A 108, or to the Student Health Center in room DH-A 104.  Please be sure your full name, date of birth and UH Number are on the health clearances and other documents that you submit.

Tuberculosis Clearance

In compliance with public health regulations, new students must show evidence that they are free of active tuberculosis before they are allowed to register for courses.

TB clearances done at the age of 16 or older will be accepted.

The following TB Clearances will be accepted.

  • State of Hawaii TB Risk Assessment Form F
  • Negative PPD skin test or Negative Chest X-ray done in the United States
  • Negative Quantiferon blood test.

TB clearances may be obtained from

Note: TB Clearance policies are subject to change; check with the Admissions Office for the most current information.

Immunization Clearance

A record of immunizations, signed or stamped by a U.S. licensed practitioner (physician, Advanced Practice Registered Nurse, or Physician Assistant) or the Hawai‘i Department of Health, must be presented for school attendance.

  • 2 doses of Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR) required if born after year 1956
  • 1 dose of Tetanus-diphtheria-pertussis (Tdap) on or after age 7
  • 2 doses of Chicken pox /Varicella (Varivax) required if born in U.S. after year 1979

Non-Resident International Students

All non-resident international students must also demonstrate proof of enrollment in a health and accident insurance program before enrolling in courses. The intent of this requirement is to protect international students against the high cost of unanticipated health care expenses resulting from accidents or illness. See International Programs for details.

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