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Many of you will travel during your time as CUMC students. The Student Health Service (SHS) is your resource for travel advice as well as recommended immunizations and medications.

We strongly recommend that you consult us well in advance of your trip, since some immunizations require several doses over time, and certain immunizations may not be given in close proximity to each other. For information on the vaccines that may be required, and other health advisories that may apply, visit and click on Traveler’s Health.
  • If your trip is a school-sponsored activity and you bring us written documentation from the appropriate official in your school or program ( click here for the form), then there will be no charge for your immunizations. However, you must bring us the documentation to take advantage of this support. You must also be enrolled in the Student Health Service for this benefit to apply.

  • Travel Consults can be scheduled by calling 212-305-3400 or via the web portal. Please bring any prior travel vaccine records with you to your appointment.

  • If you are not enrolled in the Student Health Service and need a pre-travel evaluation or specific vaccines, we suggest you contact the Travel Services at the Interchurch Center, located at 120th Street and Riverside Drive. Their telephone number is 212-870-3053.
Please read our Travel Medication and Immunization Reimbursement Policy.


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