Health Insurance and Immunization

Health Insurance for students coming to HSPH
Special Students who enroll in the Spring term for HSPH courses are eligible for the University Health services as detailed at  Students will be assessed the “Student Health Fee” which covers basic services at HUHS clinics as detailed on the Site.  They will also be charged for the additional “Student Health Insurance Plan”, but may have this waived if they have personal insurance that covers hospital expenses.  Students will be responsible for these charges.

Immunization compliance for students coming to HSPH
Compliance with Massachusetts Immunization Law is an enrollment requirement for all Harvard University students. In order to register for courses, students must provide a complete immunization history by May 15. Students are encouraged to review the requirements promptly to allow time to obtain and submit documentation. All students are encouraged to receive any required vaccinations before arriving at Harvard, as many health insurance plans will cover the costs of vaccinations. Please allow at least two weeks of processing time for your documents to be reviewed. Please visit HUHS for a complete list of immunization forms and contact information. Please email questions and paperwork directly to HUHS.