Guide to Incoming Student Health Requirements

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Welcome to UNH!

Incoming students need to submit a few health forms before arriving on campus. You can upload forms to our student patient portal, MyHealth&Wellness, a secure, online platform for your personal health management at UNH. To log into MyHealth&Wellness you will need your UNH username and password.

Completion Deadlines:

  • Undergraduate students arriving Fall 2020: July 15, 2020
  • Graduate students arriving Fall 2020: September 1, 2020
  • Waive/Enroll in the Student Health Benefits Plan (SHBP): September 18, 2020

Health Form Instructions:

Please use the following four (4) step guide to help you complete this process, after you have logged into MyHealth&Wellness.

  1. Print out forms.
  2. Have your healthcare provider complete and sign the forms.
  3. Upload forms into MyHealth&Wellness.
  4. Complete the online consents, enter the dates of your immunizations, and complete the online health history form and Tuberculosis Questionnaire.

If you are experiencing issues, please visit our Frequently Asked Questions

  1. Download and print the following forms:
    • Physical Exam Form (must be within the last year, not required for graduate students)
    • Immunization Form
      • Must include proof of:
        • Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR): 2 doses at least 28 days apart, initiated after 12 months of age, or immune titer
        • Meningococcal (ACWY): 1 dose required within 5 years of enrollment; a booster dose required if initial dose administered prior to age 16
        • Tetanus, Diphtheria, Pertussis (Tdap): within 10 years, after completion of primary series
        • Chicken Pox (Varicella): two doses of vaccine, separated by four to eight weeks, or immune titer
        • Students failing to meet these criteria upon arrival on campus will be denied registration.
      • Strongly Recommended
        • Human Papillomavirus (HPV): series of 3 doses
        • Influenza : annually 
           
  2. Take the Tuberculosis Questionnaire. If you answer ‘yes’ to any of the 6 questions, you’ll need to get a Tuberculosis Screening from your healthcare provider.

*These forms can also be found at MyHealth&Wellness.

      1. Physical Exam:
        • Your Provider’s physical form is also acceptable
      2. Immunization:
      3. Tuberculosis Screening Form (if needed)

      Once you’ve completed the necessary health forms, SCAN or TAKE A PICTURE and upload them to MyHealth&Wellness. Please make sure all forms are clear and legible.

      Checklist:

      • Physical Exam Form
      • Immunization Form
      • Tuberculosis Screening Form (if needed)
      • Download the Consent to Treat Minors Form if you will be under the age of 18 when you start in the fall. Parent/legal guardian signature needed.

      Gather your health records, review your family health history with parents/legal guardian, and complete these forms on MyHealth&Wellness:

      • Health History form
      • Consent to Treat
      • Financial Responsibility
      • Patient Rights
      • Privacy Notice

      Don't forget! Enroll in or waive the Student Health Benefits Plan by September 18, 2020.

      All full-time degree students are required to have health insurance as a condition of enrollment:

      • to ensure access to health care services beyond what is available on campus
      • to provide financial protection for major illness or injury

      Click here to learn more about the Student Health Benefits Plan (SHBP).

      You must take action and either enroll or waive by September 18, 2020 to avoid being default enrolled and charged for the UNH Student Health Benefits Plan (SHBP).

      Click here to access the SHBP Waiver/Enrollment website for the 2020-2021 Academic Year. You will need to create a new account using your UNH email address.