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Incoming Students

HEALTH & IMMUNIZATION REQUIREMENTS MUST BE SUBMITTED BY THE FOLLOWING DATES:

Fall Semester - July 1st

Spring Semester - December 15th

Failure to submit required information may prevent you from being cleared for residence, class attendance, and sports participation.

New York State Public Health Law 2165 mandates ALL students enrolled at institutions of higher education ARE REQUIRED to provide evidence of vaccination against measles, mumps, and rubella, if born on or after January 1, 1957. For more information about MMR requirements please review the New York State Public Health Law Immunization Requirements.

Immunity can be demonstrated in one of the following ways:

  • Documentation of 2 MMR vaccines (measles, mumps, rubella)
  • Documentation of measles vaccination (2 doses), mumps (1 dose), rubella (1 dose)
  • Titer tests (blood tests) showing immunity to measles, mumps, and rubella

New York State Public Health Law 2167 mandates ALL students, regardless of age, to provide proof of meningococcal vaccine (dated within 5 years) or a signed declination statement. For more information about meningitis vaccination requirements please visit the New York State Department of Health website.

Per New York State Public Health Law: No institution should permit any student to attend the institution in excess of 30 days without complying.

REQUIREMENTS FOR ALLSTUDENTS

  1. Required Immunizations (MMR, Meningitis) *Supporting documentation required. You may use the provided form along with a physician’s signature OR provide an official copy of your immunization history from your doctor’s office.
  2. Health History Form
  3. Consent for Treatment & Authorization for Emergency Services

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS - INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

  1. Tuberculosis (TB) screening questionnaire
  2. Proof of active health insurance

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS - ATHLETES

  1. Physical examination (dated no earlier than 6 months prior to starting sports participation)
  2. Sickle Cell test results
  3. Proof of active health insurance

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS - NURSING STUDENTS IN CLINICAL

  • Physical examination (dated within 1 year of clinical placement).
  • Tuberculosis (TB) screening, varicella vaccination, annual flu/covid vaccination/declination, hepatitis B vaccination/declination, current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification, active health insurance
  • See Nursing Department for details about vaccinations and attestations required for your program prior to clinical placement.

See the Complete Health Packet for all required (and recommended) health, immunization, and consent forms. Forms are also available below.

HOW TO SUBMIT VACCINATION RECORDS

All health information and forms must be completed and/or uploaded to the Student Health Portal before the first day of classes or moving onto campus. Many of these forms are available for electronic completion through the portal. Electronic submission through the portal is the preferred method to receive records as it allows for secure and faster processing, however records may also be faxed to the Wellness Center from a physician's office or former school/university. Our fax number is (585) 594-6920.

Health Portal Login Instructions:

Go to: https://Roberts.StudentHealthPortal.com

Enter your Roberts issued email address & password on the Microsoft login pop-up box. Please contact the Wellness Center with any questions.

*Student Athletes: All health requirements must be submitted prior to any sports participation.

*Transfer Students: Please be aware that immunization records are not forwarded to the University with your academic transcript. You will need to contact your previous college to request immunization records be sent.

Acceptable proof of immunization records:

  • Certificate from a health care provider
  • Immunization registry record
  • Cumulative health record from a previous school
  • Migrant health record
  • Immunization transfer record
  • Military immunization record
  • Immunization portion of a passport
  • Immunization record card signed by a health care provider

Health & Immunization Forms

Former Students

If you are a former student, looking for your immunization records, please log in to the Student Health Portal to see if you're able to access a printout of the required vaccinations your provided to use.

If you are not able to access these through the Student Health Portal, you may contact the Wellness Center or complete the Immunization Request Form. An uploaded copy of your photo identification is required to complete the request. Please note: New York State law requires us to maintain medical records for six years from the date of last visit.

We appreciate your patience and understanding that your request may take up to 10 business days to process.