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Deadlines for Immunization Requirements

The Admission Health Record and proof of immunizations should be submitted to the Evanston Campus Health Service by the applicable deadline below.

Student Group Deadlines
Full-time and half-time students (Undergraduate, Graduate, Professional, & Professional Studies) and previous students returning to Northwestern starting a new program
Fall Entrants July 1
Winter Entrants December 1
Spring Entrants March 15
Summer Entrants May 1
Medical, Law, Physical Therapy and Genetic Counseling Students July 1
Transfer Students/Late Admits 30 days after acceptance

 STUDENTS ARRIVING FROM OTHER COUNTRIES in need of a TB test and/or a chest X-Ray as determined by the TB self-screening in the Admission Health Record have 30 days after the start of classes to complete the process without incurring a penalty. Please call the Health Service/Evanston at 847-491-2204 to schedule an appointment after arriving on campus.

Penalties for Non-Compliance

Make sure to submit the Admission Health Record and proof of immunizations by the applicable deadline above. This allows Health Service staff time to process your Admission Health Record and immunization documents and notify you of any deficiencies. Furthermore, it provides you with the time to rectify any deficiencies prior to arriving on campus.

Students who fail to submit their Admission Health Record and record of immunizations, or fail to rectify ALL immunization deficiencies by 30 days after the start of classes will be barred from future class registration (including adding or changing classes) until compliant and will be assessed a non-refundable $100 late fee. PENALTIES ARE NOT ASSESSED PRIOR TO THE START OF CLASSES.

If you have questions concerning the Admission Health Record form, immunization requirements, immunizations, or related issues, please review the Immunization Requirement Frequently Asked Questions, or call Health Information Management Services of the Evanston Campus Health Service at 847.491.2203, or send an email message to

For questions concerning the Insurance Coverage Selection process, insurance requirements, insurance plan benefits, dependant coverage or related issues, please visit the Insurance Office Web page located within this site or contact the Student Health Insurance Office at 847.491.3621, or send an email message to