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Information for new students 

All health requirements are completed on our Patient Portal, paper forms are not accepted. Please log into your PeopleSoft account, under your "To do" list you will find your missing requirements. You may follow this link ( to our Patient Portal

What Health information is required?  
  • Proof of Immunization against Measles, Mumps, and Rubella (Required for all students): You must have an official copy of your immunization history, the immunization record must be in English, copies of booklets are not accepted. New Your State requires students born on or after January 1, 1957 to submit proof of immunity to measles, mumps, and rubella. Those born prior to January 1, 1957 must have one does of MMR or serology proof of immunity.  

  • Tuberculosis (TB) screening form (Required for all students): this form must be completed and electronically signed (by student over 18, or parent/legal guardian). If IGRA bloodwork is required the lab results must be uploaded. If the results of the IGRA bloodwork are positive or indeterminate you must have a chest x-ray before you arrive on campus and upload the radiology results. Please note, PPDs are only accepted for Graduate Health Professions; all other students must complete IGRA bloodwork if required. (If IGRA blood work is required and not completed prior to admission, the cost to the student will be $110; if a chest x-ray is required and not completed prior to arrival the cost will be charged to the student)   

  • Meningococcal Meningitis Response Form (Required for all students who have not been vaccinated): Students who have not received a meningitis vaccination within the last 10 years must complete this form. If the student is under 18, it must be signed by a parent/guardian. The Meningitis Response Form is a New York State Public Health Law.

  • Insurance Information Health Insurance coverage is mandatory at Clarkson University for non-distance program students. Students must either have Health Insurance through their parent/guardian’s policy, their own policy, or enroll in Clarkson’s plan; if you do not have health insurance please call Student Administrative Services (SAS) at 315.268.6451 to purchase the college plan.

  • Medical History Questionnaire (Optional) Clarkson University works hard to assure the health and safety of its students. Information regarding your past and present health is important for attaining this goal. A physical is only required for Graduate Health Professions, ROTC, and Athletics.

  • Additional Requirements for Graduate Health Professions (PA, PT, & OT)

    • Varicella- 2 Immunizations or Positive Titer Results

    • Tdap vaccine within 10 years

    • Hep B- 3 Immunizations or Positive Titer Results

    • Physical – will be required prior to clinical work, **Please contact the Health Center at 315.268.6633 before you complete this requirement**

    • PPD – a 2-step PPD will be required prior to clinical work, **Please contact the Health Center at 315.268.6633 before you complete this requirement**