Health and Counseling

New Student Health Information and NYS Immunization Requirements

New York States requires college students to demonstrate immunity to measles, mumps, and rubella, and to receive information on (or the vaccine for) meningococcal meningitis. This requires receiving two doses of the MMR vaccine, or proof of immunity, and documentation on meningococcal vaccine. 

Required: All new students must complete the following FIVE steps to be eligible to start classes and/or move onto campus (commuter students must comply as well):

1. Obtain a copy of your immunization record from your doctor's office, previously attended college, the military, or your high school.

2. Starting 48 hours after your deposit is paid to Nazareth College, you can log in to our health portal using your MyNaz username (such as ksmith2) and password.

Health Portal

3. Manually enter your immunization dates,health insurance information, and health history (include all medications, illness/conditions, surgeries, and hospital visits. Please include any COVID-19 related information.

4. Upload a copy of your official immunization record directly into the portal as well. Instructions are provided in the portal. Save a copy of your immunization record, as you may need this information in the future.

5.Students who have not submitted their information by Fall semester will incur a non-refundable fee of $100 which will be charged to their student account, and they will be unable to register for classes for the following semester.

Questions? Contact Health Services at 585-389-2500.

Health Form Deadlines

  • Fall Semester Students:  July 31st
  • Spring Semester Students: November 29th
  • Summer A&B: April 29th
  • Summer Start, and HEOP/Young Scholars: July 10th

What to bring with you to college 

The Health and Counseling Center will be offering a hybrid model of care during the COVID-19 pandemic. This involves services through telehealth and limited face-to-face visits.

In order to have a successful telehealth visit, and for general wellness, students should have the following supplies on hand. Keep in mind that some of these supplies are in high-demand, so it's important to start shopping for these as soon as you can.            

  • Health insurance card or a picture of it on your phone
  • 1-2 Cloth facemasks to regularly launder (Etsy.com has many different vendors/styles)
  • A digital oral thermometer (try your local pharmacy or online through Amazon, Target, etc)
  • A fingertip pulse oximeter (Amazon.com)
  • Tylenol (Acetaminophen) 500mg tablets
  • Advil or Motrin (Ibuprofen) 200m tablets
  • Mucinex (Guaifenesin) 200mg or 400mg tablets
  • Benadryl (Diphenhydramine) capsules or tablets
  • Flonase (Fluticasone) Nasal Spray
  • Sore throat Losenges
  • Cough Drops
  • Antibacterial ointment (Bacitracin, Neosporin, etc)
  • Hydrocortisone ointment
  • Ice/heat pack
  • Bandaids
  • Rubbing alcohol
  • Hydrogen Peroxide
  • A daily multivitamin for men or women
  • Vitamin D3 2000 unit capsules
  • A stainless steel water bottle/tumbler
  • Cool mist humidifier for the dry winter months
  • Hand sanitizer (one to two 16oz bottles and small bottles to carry around campus)
  • Liquid or foaming hand soap with pump (2-3 bottles)
  • EPA-registered disinfectant (1-2 bottles of Clorox, Lysol, or other EPA cleaner)
  • Disinfectant wipes (1-2 canisters of Clorox, Lysol, or other disinfectant wipes)
  • Hand towels to launder.
  • A few boxes of facial tissues

Need Your Records?

Former Students: If you are a former Naz student, you will need to call the office to request a copy of your records.  Please call 585-389-2500.

Current Students: If you enrolled, after the Spring semester of 2015, and submitted your immunizations online to the Naz Student Health Portal, you may get copies of your immunization information through the portal until you graduate.