Health Programs / Immunization Requirements Office
The Health Programs / Immunization Requirements Office ensures that students are in compliance with immunization regulation as stipulated in public health laws and will provide advocacy, education, communications, materials, workshops and related culturally competent practices to enhance and advance the health and wellness of students.
The office is responsible for immunization processing, health fairs, seminars, blood drives and inviting public health insurance providers to the campus.
The Health Programs / Immunization Requirements Office is responsible for providing students access to low cost and/or free public health insurance by inviting public health insurance providers like United Healthcare to the campus. For scheduling information, International Student Health Insurance and health promotion materials, contact this office. You can also visit the NYC Health Insurance Link.
Collaboration With Student Organizations
The Health Programs / Immunization Requirements Office is responsible for fostering opportunities to educate students about important health-related issues. The office is very pleased to collaborate with student organizations such as the Health Awareness Club and the Minority Association of Pre-health Students.
Events and Activities
Join the Brooklyn College Health Programs Office and New York Blood Center for the Blood Drive, Feb. 26 – 28, noon – 6 p.m., mobile unit on Campus Road and Hillel Place.
Activities include: Physical Wellness Extravaganza, De-stress 101 and the CUNY Wellness Festival. Learn more about these events hosted by the Health Programs Office during the spring semester.
New York State Public Health Law 2165 requires all students to submit documentation proving immunity to measles, mumps and rubella. The following constitutes proof of immunity: two doses of measles vaccine and one dose each of mumps and rubella; blood test results showing immunity to each disease. Students who do not receive a Student Immunization Record as part of their admission packet may obtain one in the Health Programs / Immunization Requirements Office, 0710 James Hall, 718.951.4505.
New York State Public Health Law 2167 requires all students to submit a Meningococcal Meningitis Vaccination Response Form signed by the student or student's parent or guardian, to the Health Programs / Immunization Requirements Office. Students who fail to return this form within 30 days from the beginning of the semester may not be allowed to attend classes. The form acknowledges the receipt of mandatory meningococcal disease and vaccination information. Vaccination is not required.
- Breast Cancer Awareness Brochure (pdf)
- Breast Cancer Walk 2012 Photos (flickr)
- Breast Cancer Walk 2011 Photos (flickr)
- Breast Cancer Walk 2010 Photos (flickr)
- Health Fair Report 2012 (pdf)
- Health Fair Photos 2013 (flickr)
- Aids Workshop/Quilt Display Photos 2012 (flickr)
- HIV/AIDS Awareness Brochure (pdf)
- De-Stress 101 Report (pdf)