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 You can face serious consequences if you don’t complete the requirements in time (including being withdrawn from classes).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.  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 upload the Treatment of a Minor 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 15

In an effort to maintain a safe and aware community, all incoming students are required to complete this online education course on sexual misconduct prevention and response at NYU. 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.
  • If you do not comply, you will not be able to register for classes for the following semester.

"AlcoholEdu for College: Parts 1 and 2"

Deadline: August 15 (Part 1) and September 15 (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. If you have questions about this requirement, please contact alcoholmodule.support@nyu.edu.

  • You will receive an email invitation to complete the course a few weeks before the deadlines for Part 1 and Part 2.
  • It is important to complete Part 1 by the deadline so you can also complete Part 2 on time. Part 2 is due 30 days after you complete Part 1.

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 Shanghai 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
(212) 443-1199

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