The Wicker Wellness Center is eager to assist you with any health concerns you may have while at Union. As per NYS law and Union College Policy, certain health requirements must be completed prior to the start of classes for all first-year or new incoming students. Returning students do not need to resubmit these requirements. To ensure a smooth start to your college career, be sure to complete the following requirements by June 15, 2020. Transfer students and new incoming students beginning in Winter or Spring terms must complete the health requirements three weeks before their entry term begins. If you have any questions, please contact us at (518) 388-6120.
Health Requirement Checklist
The Health Requirements Checklist will guide you through the process of completing your Union College Health Requirement. Print a copy of the checklist and read all the directions carefully to be sure you have completed each step in its entirety.
Health Requirement links
You must register on the Student Health Portal using your Union College username (your Union College email account address minus the "@union.edu"). If you have trouble registering, please contact our Information Technology Services Help Desk at (518) 388-6400 or firstname.lastname@example.org to reset your student health portal access.
Union requires that all students have health and accident insurance.
Coverage is effective July 1-June 30, 2021 for International students and August 1-July 31, 2021 for domestic students.
Even though billed, you must enroll in the plan to make it active.
Domestic students must actively ENROLL IN or WAIVE the Student Health Plan by September 1, 2020.
(Please note an insurance waiver is only good for one year and students need to waive student health insurance annually)
Coverage is effective August 1, 2020 through July 31, 2021 with an annual cost of $1959. ($1883 annual rate/$76 administrative fee). The health insurance coverage is with United Health Care.
To Enroll or Waive insurance, students should log into the Haylor, Freyer, & Coon website. https://www.haylor.com/college/union-college/
International students are automatically enrolled in and billed for the annual insurance plan. This coverage is mandatory and cannot be waived. Coverage is effective July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021 with an annual cost of $1,959. ($1,883 annual rate/$76 administrative fee). The health insurance coverage is with United Health Care.
For more information on coverage, please contact Student Support Services at (518) 388-8003
Health Requirement forms to be Completed by June 15, 2020
*All forms below must be completed. Then, scan and upload the completed forms on the Student Health Portal (more information is above).
*Accepted file types include: JPEG, PDF and PNG. File size limit is 10 MB. If the file size is too large to upload, try saving it as a PDF or Reduced Size PDF.
*Some students may need a PPD Test (Tuberculosis Test) and/or a chest x-ray (read the Tuberculosis Risk Form carefully to see what you need). If needed, PPD tests and chest x-rays must be completed within the last 12 months prior to arrival on campus.