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Requirements

The requirements below are MANDATORY. If you don't complete them, you will be unable to register for classes for the next semester or in the case of immunization requirements be de-enrolled.

Health and Immunization Forms

Deadline to Submit Proof of Immunizations

» August 1, 2020 (extended from July 15): Students starting in Fall 2020
» January 15, 2021: Students starting in Spring 2021
Failing to meet this requirement can result in de-enrollement from classes.

Deadline to Submit the Student Health History Form

» August 1, 2020 (extended from July 15): Students starting in Fall 2020
» January 15, 2021: Students starting in Spring 2021
All new and transfer students must complete the Student Health History form in the SHC Student Portal. The information will help us better understand your health needs and assist us in providing you with the best care and treatment.

Deadline to Submit the Treatment of a Minor Form

» August 1, 2020 (extended from July 15): Students starting in Fall 2020
» January 15, 2021: Students starting in Spring 2021
If you are under 18 years of age, you must complete and return (by mail) the Treatment of a Minor Form (PDF 86.3 KB) so that you can access services at the Student Health Center.

Online Trainings and Resources

Deadline to Complete "AlcoholEdu for College" Part 1

» August 1, 2020: Students starting in Fall 2020
» January 15, 2021: Students starting in Spring 2021
All incoming undergraduate students are required to take the course -- even those who have taken it at another institution, are over 21, or do not drink alcohol for personal, health, religious or other reasons. This online course provides basic knowledge of the effects of alcohol, potential problems, and ways to reduce risk, as well as resources to help you and others.

Deadline to Complete "Think About It"

» September 8, 2020: Students starting in Fall 2020
» January 15, 2021: Students starting in Spring 2021
In an effort to maintain a safe and aware community, all incoming graduate and undergraduate students are required to complete this online education course on sexual misconduct prevention and response at NYU.

Complete "AlcoholEdu for College" Part 2

» October 5, 2020: Students starting in Fall 2020
» March 15, 2021: Students starting in Spring 2021
All incoming undergraduate students are required to take the course -- even those who have taken it at another institution, are over 21, or do not drink alcohol for personal, health, religious or other reasons.

Download the Wellness Exchange App

» August 1, 2020: Students starting in Fall 2020
» January 15, 2021: Students starting in Spring 2021
The Wellness Exchange is your greatest mental health resource at NYU. Our 24-hour hotline can be reached at (212) 443-9999. Download the Wellness Exchange App to chat with a counselor anytime. Literally 24/7. Available in six languages through the Wellness Exchange app for iPhone or Android.

Student Health Insurance

Health Insurance for Students Studying Away

NYU requires that students studying away as part of their educational program be covered under the NYU sponsored Study Away health insurance plan administered by Worldwide Insurance Services. The school- sponsored GeoBlue program utilizes the Blue Cross Blue Shield provider network in the United States and provides easy access to care. Students enrolled in these GeoBlue plans are still required to maintain other health insurance coverage in their home countries.

Recommendations

Register for Accessibility Services and Accommodations

The Moses Center for Student Accessibility provides services and programs for students with disabilities. Please refer to the Moses website for information about arranging for accommodations before or after you start at NYU. You can request accommodations at any time, however, doing so early guarantees access to services the moment you start at NYU.

Obtain Prescription Refills

Obtain prescription refills prior to arriving at NYU. Visit nyu.edu/health/global and select your site to learn more about traveling abroad with prescriptions and medication.

Chronic Conditions

If you have a chronic medical condition or are in treatment with a psychotherapist and/or psychiatrist, please let us know using the Health History Form. You can also submit relevant medical records by mail to:

Health Information Management Services
726 Broadway, 3rd Floor, Suite 336
New York, NY 10003-9580
Phone: (212) 443-1272
Fax: (212) 443-1002

A college health specialist will connect you with appropriate support services at the Student Health Center or with local providers. Please ensure that this happens prior to the start of the semester.  

If you need further assistance in clarifying what steps to take to transition health and mental health treatment, contact the Wellness Exchange. The Wellness Exchange is ready to assist and respond to your questions and concerns 24/7.

Tuition Insurance

Tuition insurance is available and is recommended to protect against unanticipated financial consequences if a student must request a leave of absence because of physical and/or psychological illness. There are important exclusions, so please read the policy very carefully. For more information please visit gradguard.com/insurance.


Need Help Completing These Requirements?

Contact us immediately to resolve any issues and ensure that you will not be de-enrolled. Don't wait until the last minute. We are here to assist you Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm! 

Immunization Record Services
(212) 443-1199
health.requirements@nyu.edu

Helpful Contacts

Wellness Exchange
(212) 443-9999
wellness.exchange@nyu.edu

Moses Center for Student Accessibility
(212) 998-4980
mosescsd@nyu.edu

Student Health Insurance
health.insurance@nyu.edu

Why are there mandatory health requirements?

Because of federal regulations, New York State Public Health Laws 2165 and 2167, and NYU policies. Your participation in completing each requirement helps create a safer and healthier NYU — for you and the entire student body. So, thank you.