Welcome to NYU! In order to create a safer, healthier student body, there are mandatory health and immunization requirements you are required to complete to be compliant with NYU policy.

If you have any questions, contact us. We're here to help!

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The requirements below are mandatory. You can face serious consequences if you don’t complete the requirements in time (including being withdrawn from classes).

Submit Your Health and Immunization Forms

Deadline: July 15

Proof of Immunizations

All students are required to provide information about their prior measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) and meningitis vaccinations. Failing to meet this requirement can result in de-enrollement from classes. Failure to complete this requirement can result in de-enrollment from classes. As of May 11, 2023, COVID-19 vaccination is no longer required, but students are encouraged to stay up to date with their COVID-19 vaccination.

Student Health History Form

This form will help us better understand your health needs and assist us in providing you with the best care and treatment. NOTE: You will not be able to access this form until you are an enrolled student.

  • Log in to the SHC Student Portal
  • Click "Medical Clearances"
  • Locate the row for "Health History Form"
  • Click "Update" to begin

Treatment of a Minor Form

If you are under 18 years of age, you must complete and return the NYU Abu Dhabi Authorization for Treatment of Minors (PDF 105 KB) form granting parental consent for treatment.

Complete the Online Trainings

Note: You must activate your Net ID to access the online trainings.

"Think About It"

Deadline: August 30

IIn an effort to foster a culture of sexual and relationship respect, all incoming degree seeking students are required to complete this online education course on sexual misconduct prevention and response at NYU in the first semester of their program.

All undergraduates students will be invited to take a second sexual respect training at the start of their third year at NYU. This second training acknowledges that students are in a different place in their journey in their third year, as compared to their first, and are viewing this important subject with a new lens given the experiences they will collect while living and growing as an NYU student.

 Learn more about the training and review the FAQs.  

  • You will receive an email invitation to complete the course a few weeks before the deadline.
  • You will receive a letter from the Associate Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs and Dean of Students introducing you to the course.
  • For additional questions, please contact tina.wadhwa@nyu.edu.

"AlcoholEdu for College: Parts 1 and 2"

Deadline: August 30 (Part 1) and September 30 (Part 2)

All incoming undergraduate students are required to take this two-part 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—which provides basic knowledge of the effects of alcohol, potential problems, and ways to reduce risk, as well as resources to help you and others.

  • Students will receive an email with instructions to complete this online course on alcohol and other drugs. Note: You may need to select "Abu Dhabi Campus" as your Group/Class during log in.
  • If you have any questions, please contact tina.wadhwa@nyu.edu

Student Health Insurance

NYU requires that students studying abroad as part of their educational program be covered under the NYU-sponsored health insurance plan. Information about Abu Dhabi Student Health Insurance is available on the Student Health Insurance website.


Get Help Completing These Requirements

We are here to assist you with completing your requirements! Please contact us to resolve any issues and ensure that you will not face any consequences for non-compliance. Don't wait until the last minute to reach out for help!

Immunization and Health Requirements Services
+971 2 628 5474 (outside the UAE)
02 628 5474 (inside the UAE)

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