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The requirements on this page also apply to online degree students who will study in-person on the NYU campus at sometime during their program (including immersion programs).


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

Submit the Immunization Form(s)

Deadline: January 15 (Spring 2020) | July 1 (Fall 2020)
Submit the Student Immunization History Form and Meningococcal Meningitis Vaccination Response Form (if applicable). Failing to meet these requirements can result in de-enrollement from classes.

Submit the Student Health History Form

Deadline: January 15 (Spring 2020) | July 1 (Fall 2020)
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.

Submit the Treatment of a Minor Form

Deadline: January 15 (Spring 2020) | July 1 (Fall 2020)
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.

Submit the Wellbeing Questionnaire

Deadline: January 15 (Spring 2020) | July 1 (Fall 2020)
All undergraduate students starting in New York must complete the Wellbeing Questionnaire. The reason is simple: the NYU Student Health Center is a partner in your health and the health of all of our students. The Wellbeing Questionnaire lets us be stronger partners. We strongly encourage you to complete the questionnaire when you have a few moments to quietly reflect about your own health and experiences.  All information you share is kept confidential between you and the Student Health Center.

Online Trainings and Resources

Complete "Think About It"

Deadline: January 15 (Spring 2020) | August 1 (Fall 2020)
In an effort to maintain a safe and aware campus 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 1

Deadline: January 15 (Spring 2020) | August 1 (Fall 2020)
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.

Complete "AlcoholEdu for College" Part 2

Deadline: March 15 (Spring 2020) | October 5 (Fall 2020)
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.

  • Students will receive an email in mid-February (Spring 2020) or mid-September (Fall 2020) with information to access Part 2.
  • Contact info: alcoholmodule.support@nyu.edu

Download the Wellness Exchange App

Deadline: January 15 (Spring 2020) | August 1 (Fall 2020)
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

Enroll In or Waive Student Health Insurance

Most students are automatically enrolled in and charged premium for an NYU-sponsored student health insurance plan (NYU-sponsored plan) as part of the course registration process. Students who maintain alternate health insurance coverage that meets the University’s minimum health insurance criteria may waive the NYU-sponsored student health insurance plan entirely.

Students Starting in Spring 2020
The NYU Student Health Insurance portal opens to enroll in or waive out for Spring 2020 on November 5. The last day to enroll in or waive is February 10, 2020.

Students Starting in Fall 2020
The NYU Student Health Insurance portal opens to enroll in or waive out for Fall 2020 on June 18. The last day to enroll in or waive is September 30, 2020.

Recommendations

Register for Accessibility Services and Accommodations

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

Obtain Prescription Refills

Obtain prescription refills prior to arriving at NYU. Student should bring the original prescription(s) with them so they can be refilled at the Student Health Center Pharmacy.

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 in-person or 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
726 Broadway, 3rd Floor, Room 336
New York, NY 10003

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

Helpful Contacts

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

Student Health Insurance
health.insurance@nyu.edu

Moses Center for Students with Disabilities
(212) 998-4980
mosescsd@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.