Measles, Mumps, and Rubella (MMR) Requirement

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 Requirement

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. Meningitis B vaccine is recommended but not required.

If you are 22 and older and NOT living in a residence hall, you may petition to be excluded from this requirement by completing the online Meningococcal Meningitis Vaccination Response Form.

Graduate Students

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

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

COVID-19 Vaccine

At this time the COVID-19 vaccine is on a voluntary basis and thus is not mandatory for NYU Shanghai is not mandatory for students who are studying at the NYU Shanghai campus. Nonetheless, we still encourage all students to seek out and receive an FDA-authorized or WHO-listed COVID-19 vaccine and upload proof of vaccination.

NYU Shanghai students studying away at any of the other NYU global sites are required to be up to date with their COVID-19 vaccinations (including a booster, when eligible) with an FDA-authorized or WHO-listed COVID-19 vaccine and upload proof of vaccination.

Submit Your Immunization Dates and Documentation

1) Get Started

2) Submit Your Measles, Mumps, and Rubella Information

  • Locate the rows for:
    • Measles
    • Mumps
    • Rubella
  • Click Update beside all three to enter your immunization information.

3) Submit Your Meningococcal Meningitis Information

If you are an undergraduate 21 or under

  • Locate the row for Meningococcal ACWY
  • Click Update to begin

If you are an undergraduate 22 or over, or a graduate student

  • Locate the row for Meningitis Decision Form
    • Click Update
    • At the bottom of the screen, select the option that reflects your decision about being vaccinated against meningitis
    • Click Submit Final
  • If you selected, "I received the vaccine in the past 5 years. I will upload proof and enter the dates of the vaccine."
    • Locate the row for Meningococcal ACWY
    • Click Update to submit your meningococcal meningitis information   

4) Submit Your Documentation

In addition to entering your immunization information following the instructions above, you must also upload a copy of the original documents, lab results, or the completed Student Immunization History Form (PDF 286 KB).

  • Go to the Immunization Record section and click Update to begin.
  • You can upload a scanned copy or photo of the documents.

After you complete these steps you will receive an email to your NYU email address within 7-10 business days to notify you whether or not you have met the immunization requirements.

Immunization Policies

Failure to Comply

Failure to comply with the requirement will result in the following:

  • Your being de-enrolled (dropped) from and unable to attend classes
  • If you are de-enrolled, you will not be eligible to receive a refund of any portion of your tuition
  • If you live on campus, you will be required to vacate your residence hall
  • You will be prevented from entering campus buildings
  • Your student ID card will be deactivated