Health Forms and Instructions for Incoming Public Health Students

University and Program Compliance

  1. Every full-time student at Arcadia University is required to submit personal health information to be in compliance with University Policy.
  2. All full-time students must have health insurance. Students must waive out or enroll in the Arcadia University’s Student Health Insurance.
  3. Additionally, if you are in the MPH/PA or MPH/PT dual degree program, you are required to upload your health information to Certified Background, an online compliance company. 

How to Submit Required Arcadia Information

Required Arcadia University Student Health Information

For incoming Public Health students

  • Physical Exam
  • Immunization Record
  • Health History
  • Tuberculosis Screening
  • Health Insurance Information
  1. Download the Health Record. The Record contains the Physical Exam and the Immunization forms. Complete the forms and have them signed by your healthcare professional. Arcadia's Student Health Services (SHS) must have signed documents to verify.
  2. Logon to Arcadia’s Student Health Insurance provider’s website to sign-up or waive coverage. Every full-time undergraduate student is charged for health insurance. You must either waive out of Arcadia's coverage by providing your own insurance information or enrolling in our plan. More information.
  3. You will gain access to the Patient Portal once you are deposited at Arcadia. Once you have access, please complete the following tasks:
    • Upload electronic/scanned copies of your Immunization Form, Medical History Form, and Physical Form as a JPEG or PDF format.
    • Upload electronic/scanned copies of any documentation necessary for verification of your immunizations.  
    • In addition to the documentation, please enter the dates in the space provided under the IMMUNIZATIONS tab. 

How to Submit to Certified Background

If you are in the MPH/PA or MPH/PT dual degree program, you are required to upload your health information to your programs online compliance company. This separate compliance system is responsible for verifying compliance to the clinical sites. You will receive instructions via email from your program director.