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Health Requirements for Entering Students

FULL-TIME STUDENTS

Includes undergraduate, graduate, and visiting/exchange students on the River Campus, Medical Center (MS & PhD only), and Eastman School of Music.

Health History Form & Immunization Report – Submit by June 30 (Dec. 31 for January admits). NOTE: Because the Health History Form must be scanned, only the original form can be accepted. The form is not available for download and cannot be scanned and e-mailed to UHS.

  • The original Health History Form must be completed and returned to the University Health Service (UHS). A copy or fax of the form will not be accepted.
  • The Health History Form is mailed to students from their Admissions Office after they have accepted admission to the University.
  • Immunization Requirements for Full-time Students – This document is included in the packet you receive from your Admissions Office.
  • If you do not receive the Health History Form within 3 weeks of accepting your offer of admission, write to hhf@uhs.rochester.edu to request the form. Please include your mailing address.
  • Check the Health History Form FAQs for answers to the most frequently asked questions about completing the Health History Form.

Online Insurance Process – Complete by September 15. All full-time students must complete the Online Insurance Process to enroll in the University-sponsored health insurance or to waive the insurance if their insurance plan meets University insurance criteria. Undergraduate students are encouraged to complete the online process by July 6. Graduate and medical students are encouraged to complete the process by July 31. See Health Insurance for Full-time Students for more information about health insurance and the Online Insurance Process.

MEDICAL & NURSING STUDENTS

Includes visiting medical students at the University for 8 weeks or more

Health History and Immunization Requirement
Please read all of the following documents. Documents 1-3 provide important information about completing this requirement. Complete items 4-9 and return to the University Health Service by the required date for your program:

  1. Welcome from the University Health Service – Please read this document first.
  2. Health History Form Instructions
  3. Immunization Requirements and Deadlines
  4. Health History and Immunization Report (PDF)
  5. Physical Examination for Health Profession Students (PDF)
  6. Respirator Medical Evaluation Questionnaire (PDF)
  7. Allergy and Medication List (PDF)
  8. List of Countries with Low Incidence of Tuberculosis (PDF)
  9. Meningococcal Disease Information Sheet (PDF)
  10. University Health Service (UHS) & University Counseling Center (UCC)

Online Insurance Process – Complete by September 15.
All full-time students must complete the Online Insurance Process to enroll in the University-sponsored health insurance or to waive the insurance if their insurance plan meets University insurance criteria. The Online Insurance Process is now open. Completing this requirement prior to July 31 is recommended. See Health Insurance for Full-time Students for information about health insurance.

OTHER HEALTH PROFESSION STUDENTS

Medical Students and Nursing Students: See above for your information.

Health History and Immunization Requirement
Please read all of the following documents. Documents 1-3 provide important information about completing this requirement. Complete items 4-9 and return to the University Health Service by the required date for your program. Specific departments may have additional requirements.

  1. Welcome from the University Health Service – Please read this document first.
  2. Health History Form Instructions
  3. Immunization Requirements and Deadlines
  4. Health History and Immunization Report (PDF)
  5. Physical Examination for Health Profession Students (PDF)
  6. Respirator Medical Evaluation Questionnaire (PDF)
  7. Allergy and Medication List (PDF)
  8. List of Countries with Low Incidence of Tuberculosis (PDF)
  9. Meningococcal Disease Information Sheet (PDF)
  10. University Health Service (UHS) & University Counseling Center (UCC)

Online Insurance Process – Complete by September 15.
All full-time students must complete the Online Insurance Process to enroll in the University-sponsored health insurance or to waive the insurance if their insurance plan meets University insurance criteria. The Online Insurance Process is now open. Completing this requirement prior to July 31 is recommended. See Health Insurance for Full-time Students for information about health insurance.

PART-TIME STUDENTS

Includes students taking at least 6 credit hours per semester or 4 credit hours per quarter

The University Health Service requires incoming part-time students to complete the Immunization Compliance Report prior to the start of classes. This report is used to document your health history and required immunizations.

Health History and Immunization Requirement – Submit prior to the start of classes.Please read the following documents. Complete items 2-3 and return to the University Health Service before the start of classes:

  1. Immunization Requirements for Part-time Students
  2. Immunization Compliance Report (PDF)
  3. Meningococcal Disease Information Sheet (PDF)
  4. FAQs for Part-time Students

Online Insurance Process
Part-time students are not eligible to participate in the Student Health Plan and, therefore, do not complete the Online Insurance Process.