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 16, 2023. 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.
2023 Student Health Insurance - NEW INFO COMING SOON
Union requires that all students have health and accident insurance.
Coverage is effective July 1, 2022 -June 30, 2023 for International students and August 1, 2022 -July 31, 2023 for domestic students.
Domestic students must actively ENROLL IN or WAIVE the Student Health Plan by September 15, 2022.
(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, 2022 through July 31, 2023 with an annual cost of $2401.77. The health insurance coverage is with MVP Health Care.
To Enroll or Waive insurance, students should log into the Haylor, Freyer, & Coon website. https://www.haylor.com/union
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, 2022 through June 30, 2023 with an annual cost of $2401.77. The health insurance coverage is with MVP Health Care.
For more information on coverage, please contact Student Support Services at (518) 388-8003
Health Requirement forms to be Completed by June 16, 2023
*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.
- Immunization Record - Please read Union's Student Immunization Policy
- Physical Exam Form
- Every incoming student must have had a physical exam within the last 12 months prior to arrival on campus
- Student ATHLETES must have a physical within 6 months of their arrival date.
- Athletes: Sickle Cell Trait Form
- TB Screening Form *
- To request an exemption from vaccinations: Student Request for Exemption from Vaccinations.
*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.