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 17, 2019. 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 2019 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 email@example.com to reset your student health portal access.
Enrollment in student health insurance is automatic and will appear on your student account statement along with the Fall term bill in July. Coverage is effective August 1, 2019 through July 31, 2020. If you want to continue on your current health plan and do not wish to enroll in the student health insurance plan, you need to waive enrollment online at Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. by August 1, 2019.
All international and exchange students must have health insurance through National Guardian Life. International and exchange students will be automatically billed in September after arriving on campus. Payment can be made at the finance office in McKean House by cash, check, or wire transfer. If you have further questions, please contact the Office of International Advising at (518) 388-8003.
Health Requirement forms to be Completed by June 17, 2019
*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.
- 2019 Immunization Record
- 2019 Physical Exam Form
- Every incoming student must have had a physical exam within the last 12 months prior to arrival on campus
- 2019 Statement of Religious Exemption (if applicable)
- Athletes: 2019 Sickle Cell Trait Form
- Fall 2019 TB Screening Form
*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.