You may schedule an appointment to have the test at Student Health Services ((309) 438-2778), with your personal physician, or at the county health department. Their are several different TB Test variations and all are accepted. The cost of testing is commonly around $30.
Tuberculosis (TB) Test
When to Complete
The semester before student teaching.
Early Childhood Education majors only - Before beginning your first clinical experience.
All teacher candidates should have an up-to-date negative TB test (within the last three years) on file with the Lauby Teacher Education Center. Your clinical experience sites (pre-student teaching) and your student teaching site may require you to submit a new TB test prior to beginning your experience in their district.
All TB test results must be a copy of a report from your provider, showing the name of the provider, your name, the date of the test, the name of the doctor or clinic that ran the test, and that the results were negative.
To return your test results to the Teacher Education Center, please do one of the following:
- Bring a copy to DeGarmo Room #56; or
- Have them securely faxed to 1-309-438-8684.