Pre-Registration Requirements

Welcome to Columbia University Irving Medical Center (CUIMC)! Our team at Student Health on Haven looks forward to supporting your health and well-being as you navigate this new chapter. 

Before you can register for classes, you must complete all pre-registration health requirements in addition to the requirements outlined in the admission letter for your specific program. The information below outlines the pre-registration process students must complete in order to register for classes. 

Pre-Registration Requirements for Clinical Students

Pre-Registration Requirements for Non-Clinical Students

You must submit your pre-registration requirements and documentation via our secure Student Health Portal. If you are unable to to submit your documentation through the portal, you may send your documentation to

Pre-Registration Process

Review Your Requirements

Please read through the pre-registration requirements for your respective program (see below) and leave yourself enough time (approximately two months prior to your deadline date) to work with your clinician to complete all of the requirements before your registration deadline.

If you have any questions about your requirements, email us at

Register for the Student Health Portal

After you have been assigned a Columbia UNI, you may register for our Student Health Portal with an active email address. If your Columbia email address is not yet active, please use an alternate email address. 

Complete Your Online Health History

Log into our Student Health Portal using your Columbia UNI.

Once logged in, navigate to “Medical Clearances” and complete the following sections:

  • Health History
  • Meningitis Decision
  • Insurance Verification
  • Notice of Privacy Practice forms
  • Tuberculosis (TB) Screening

Complete Your Immunization Form

Fill out your information at the top portion of the appropriate pre-registration immunization form and physical exam form (clinical students only) have a medical provider complete the rest of the form. 

We only accept CUIMC Student Health on Haven Immunization and Physical Exam forms. Immunization and physical exam forms should be completed in English by a physician, nurse practitioner, or physician assistant who is not related to you and should contain a signature and office stamp. 

  • All laboratory and x-ray results should be submitted with the accompanied laboratory or radiology report. Your pre-registration forms will not be accepted without this documentation. 
  • All titer results must be submitted with a copy of the laboratory report, including the laboratory reference range.

Completing Pre-Registration Requirements through Student Health on Haven

A clinician from Student Health on Haven can perform pre-registration health requirement services for a fee if you are in New York City. Please note the following:

  • We charge an administrative fee of $95 to students completing any pre-registration requirements at Student Health on Haven.
  • Additional fees will be charged for each service rendered (immunizations and titers).
  • We do not accept any type of insurance for these services, except titers, and full payment is due at the time of service (via cash, check or credit card).  The cost of titers may be billed to insurance.  

Upload Your Documentation

Log into our Student Health Portal using your Columbia UNI.

Once logged in, navigate to “Medical Clearances” and select either “Imm Form - Clinical” (clinical students) or “Imm Form - Non-Clinical” (non-clinical students) to upload the appropriate documentation.

Additionally, submit proof of your COVID-19 Vaccination (clincal students) and Influenza Vaccination (during flu season) along with any applicable vaccination dates.

Check the Student Health Portal for Clearance

Once all of your documentation is uploaded in our Student Health Portal, we will review your completed pre-registration forms and documentation.

  • If you are missing any information, we will send you a secure message via our Student Health portal to indicate the missing items.
  • You will not be cleared for registration until all of the requested documentation has been received and reviewed by a Student Health team member.

After your completed pre-registration package has been submitted and approved, you will receive a secure message through our Student Health Portal and your registration hold will be lifted within 24 hours. 

Please allow at least two weeks from the time of submission for us to approve your documentation and lift your registration hold.

All information stored in our online Student Health portal is confidential and a part of your medical record. It will be stored in a secure, confidential electronic medical record system accessible only to Student Health on Haven staff.

Please allow at least two weeks from the time of submission for us to approve your documentation and lift your registration hold. 

If you have any questions about the pre-registration process, please email us at