Requirements for New Students

To avoid jeopardizing your enrollment, please complete the following requirements promptly.

Required Immunizations

Failure to complete the following immunization requirements (I. COVID-19, II. MMR, and III. Meningitis Survey) by the deadline will result in deregistration and removal from housing.

I. COVID-19 Vaccine

SPRING 2022: ALL STUDENTS 

New York State and SUNY require all students attending in-person classes to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and receive the booster shot in order to attend in person classes and/or have access to FIT campus and resource.

The deadline to upload proof of COVID-19 vaccination proof of COVID-19 vaccination is January 10, 2022.

Additionally, all students attending in person classes must receive the booster shot and provide proof of booster by February 11 or at least 5 months after completing your vaccine series if you took Moderna or Pfizer and after 2 months if you took J&J.

Upload documentation to the FIT Health Portal with your FIT username and password.

Please visit our FAQ about mandated vaccine boosters and resting for more information. 

Note: The dealine for religious exemptions was Sunday, December 5, 2021. Limited medical exemptions will be reviewed for consideration. Medical exemption requests (.pdf) must be submitted to the FIT Health Portal

Please see Immunization Requirements for more details.

II. Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR)

The New York State Public Health Law requires certain MMR immunizations for college and post-secondary students enrolled for at least six semester credit hours or the equivalent per semester. Students will not be permitted to continue attendance at FIT if these requirements have not been completed.

Please see Immunization Requirements for more details.

III. Meningitis Survey

NY State Public Health Law 2167 requires that all college and university students enrolled for at least six (6) semester credit hours or the equivalent per semester provide information regarding meningococcal disease and vaccination(s).

Please see Immunization Requirements for more details.

Fill out Health Forms Online

All students are required to fill out the Health History Form and Notice of Privacy Practices and Consent Form online. Information will be kept on file in order to provide health care services to the student during his/her enrollment at FIT. All information is confidential.

To fill out the health forms, log in to the FIT health portal with your FIT username and password and click My Forms.

Underage Students

Are you under 18 years of age?

If so, your parent or guardian must complete a Parental Medical Consent Form. It must be completed in full by your parent or guardian. Information will be kept on file in order to provide health care services to you during your enrollment at FIT.

To fill out the parental medical consent form, log in to the FIT health portal with your FIT username and password and click My Forms.

Health Insurance

Do you have health insurance?

FIT has a mandatory health insurance policy for full-time students. All full-time domestic and international students with 12 credits or more are automatically enrolled and billed for the student health insurance. Graduate full time students (9 credit hours overall) are also automatically enrolled and billed for this health insurance. See: Student Health Insurance

You must confirm your enrollment to the student health insurance plan to receive your insurance card. If you do not confirm, you will receive your insurance card after September 15 (fall semester) or February 15 (spring semester).

Insurance Waiver

You may be excused from mandatory insurance if you have equal or better ACA-compliant health coverage from another U.S.-based company. In order to waive the mandatory insurance, you must complete and submit an online waiver form at haylor.com/FIT by the waiver deadline.

Learn more about using health insurance in the US including tips at our Health Insurance Basics page.

 

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