Pre-Employment Physical Policy

New York University may require a job-related medical examination after an offer of employment has been made to a job applicant and prior to the commencement of employment for certain job categories.

To date, those categories include all service and security positions and all positions at the David B. Kriser Dental Center and University Health Center.

New York University also reserves the right to require medical examinations (fitness for duty exams) when there is a need to determine whether an employee is still able to perform the essential functions of his or her job.


Prospective employees must complete this form prior to the first appointment:

Prospective employees must complete the history portion of this form PRIOR to seeing the health care provider at the second appointment:

HR Officers will complete the designated fields in this form; University Health Center will complete the "clearance" section and send to the HR Officer indicating whether or not the prospective employee is cleared to work:

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