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Immunization Records are due by January 17, 2018 for new students beginning in the Spring of 2018!  

Are you a new student? Click HERE to get started! 

Are you an International Student? Click HERE for Mandatory Insurance Information!

Important Dates

January 1, 2018 - Spring coverage begins for 2017-2018 Columbia Student Health Insurance Plan 

January 17, 2018 - Immunization records/menigitis response due for Newly Admitted Spring Students Only

February 15, 2018 - Last day to voluntarily enroll/change enrollment status and petition to waive the Columbia Student Health Insurance Plan for Newly Admitted Spring Students only 

Office Hours

Monday - Friday: 9:00am - 5:00pm

Summer Term Fridays: 9:00am - 1:00pm

Click HERE to schedule an appointment at Columbia Health.

Click HERE for helpful contact information.

Click HERE for locations to receive vaccinations.

Click HERE to visit Columbia Health's GoAskAlice! online health resource.


Part of the Office of Student Affairs, Insurance and Immunization Records is responsible for:

  1. Ensuring that all Teachers College students achieve compliance with New York State immunization requirements
  2. Managing enrollment for the Columbia Health and Columbia Student Health Insurance plans
  3. Providing general information and administrative support for the Columbia Health and Columbia Student Health Insurance plans

"How To" Videos

Hover & click the "pop out" arrow in the top right corner to view the videos full size.

How to Enroll in Health Insurance

How to Waive the Health Insurance

How to Print a Copy of Your Insurance Card


How to Submit Your Immunization Records and Meningitis Response Form


 How to View Your Immunization Records and Meningitis Response Form



How Referrals Work

Except for visits to a hospital emergency room or an urgent care facility, a referral from an on-campus Medical Services or Counseling and Psychological Services provider is REQUIRED in order for students to utilize the off-campus benefits available under the Columbia Student Health Insurance Plan. Click HERE to read more. 

Please take note...

Teachers College operates on a different registration schedule than the Columbia University-Morningside Campus.  Therefore, our policies, procedures, and deadlines around Health Services and Insurance may differ from those of the Columbia University-Morningside Campus and its affiliates. If you should ever have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact our office.