New York State Public Health Laws 2165 and 2167 and NYU policy require all incoming graduates, undergraduates, transfers and returning students who, to date may not have complied, and are taking 6 credits or more in a degree-granting institution to provide the following documentation.

If you have any questions about these requirements contact us at (212) 443-1199 or health.requirements@nyu.edu.

Measles, Mumps, and Rubella (MMR)

You must provide documentation of proof of immunity to Measles, Mumps, and Rubella (MMR). All international immunization documents must be translated into English prior to submission.

You must provide ONE of the following to comply with this requirement:

  • Official record that you have received two (2) immunizations against measles, mumps, and rubella. Acceptable forms of documentation include copies from other universities, childhood vaccine records, or copies of electronic chart documentation from a healthcare provider or other institution.
    – or –
  • A Student Immunization History Form (PDF 286 KB) completed and signed by a healthcare provider (MD, DO, NP, RN).
    – or –
  • Serological evidence (blood test) proving immunity for measles, mumps, and rubella.

Meningococcal Meningitis

Undergraduate Students

Must provide proof of vaccination against Meningococcal Meningitis (A,C,W,Y) on or after 16th birthday and within the last five years.

If you are over 22 and NOT living in a residence hall, you may petition to be excluded from this requirement by completing the Meningococcal Meningitis Vaccination Response Form (PDF 1 MB). Read, sign, and upload the signature page (page 3).

Graduate Students

Must provide proof of immunization against Meningococcal Meningitis (A,C,W,Y) on or after 16th birthday and within the last five years

– or –

Acknowledge that you have received information about the disease and choose to decline by completing the Meningococcal Meningitis Vaccination Response Form (PDF 1 MB). Read, sign, and upload the signature page (page 3).

How to Upload Your Immunization Documentation

  1. Log in to the SHC Student Portal
  2. Click Forms on the left
  3. Manually your immunization history information into the fields
    • Use the save button if you need to continue entering additional information.
    • Once you hit submit you cannot change manually entered information. However, you can upload additional documents.
  4. After entering your information, you MUST upload a copy of the original documents, lab results, or the completed Student Immunization History Form.
    • You can upload a scanned copy or photo of the documents.
  5. You must complete steps 3 AND 4 to submit your information for review.

After you upload your immunization documentation, you will receive an email to your NYU email address within 5 business days to notify you whether or not you have met the immunization requirements.

Immunization Policies

If you are not in full compliance, New York State requires that the University exclude you from attending classes 30 days after the first day of class for New York State residents and 45 days after the first day of class for out-of-state and international students.

» NYU Student Policy on Immunization

» New York State Public Health Laws 2165 and 2167