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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.

Submit Your Health and Immunization Forms

Deadline: July 15
Students starting in Fall 2021

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.

Student Health History Form

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.

  • To get started, log in to the SHC Student Portal and click "Forms".
  • Click "Medical Clearances".
  • Look for the Student 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 (by mail) the Treatment of a Minor Form (PDF 86.3 KB) so that you can access services at the Student Health Center.


Complete the Online Trainings and Resources

Deadline: August 1
Students starting in Fall 2021

"AlcoholEdu for College"

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. 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.
» Contact info: alcoholmodule.support@nyu.edu

Part 1
  • Students starting in Spring 2021: Log in to complete Part 1 of the course.
  • Students starting in Fall 2021: You will receive an email a few weeks before the deadline with instructions to complete the course.
Part 2
  • You will receive an email invitation to complete Part 2 30 days after completing Part 1. 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.

"Think About It"

In an effort to maintain a safe and aware community, all incoming graduate and undergraduate students are required to complete this online education course on sexual misconduct prevention and response at NYU.
» Contact info: sexualrespect.support@nyu.edu

  • Students starting in Spring 2021: Log in to complete the course.
  • Students starting in Fall 2021: You will receive an email a few weeks before the deadline with instructions to complete the course.

Download the Wellness Exchange App

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.


Enroll in or Waive NYU-sponsored Student Health Insurance

Deadline: September 30
Students starting in Fall 2021

Most students are automatically enrolled in and charged a premium for an NYU-sponsored Student Health Insurance 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 Fall 2021

» June 22: The NYU-sponsored Student Health Insurance portal opens to enroll in or waive
» September 30: Last day to enroll in or waive


Recommendations

Prescription Refills

For specific questions about prescriptions or non-prescription (over-the-counter) medications please contact the Wellness Exchange at wellness.exchange@nyu.edu. You should also review the Medication Notice for your site at nyu.edu/health/global.

Register for Accessibility Services and Accommodations

The Moses Center for Student Accessibility provides services and programs for students with disabilities. Please refer to the Moses website for information about arranging for accommodations before or after you start at NYU. You can request accommodations at any time, however, doing so early will help to ensure you have access to services the moment you start at NYU.

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 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.

Travel Medicine Advice

Review the travel alerts for your site at nyu.edu/health/global.


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
(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 Student Accessibility
(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.