New Incoming Student Information

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Incoming Student FAQ

*Note: This is required for all newly matriculated Full Time students*

*Requested Deadline for Health Center form completion & upload:

(Fall Semester) FRIDAY JULY 12th, 2024*/(Spring Semester) JANUARY 12th,2025

Step 1: Have your healthcare provider complete and sign our 2024-2025 health forms 

Forms will be included in the mailed Incoming student packet. They are also available for at the top of the page.

  • Be sure to add your full legal name and birth date to both pages
  • **ONLY our offcial Lehigh University forms will be accepted.**

Call your primary healthcare provider to schedule an appointment to have a physical exam completed and to have your immunization record filled out.

  • Use the opportunity of visiting your healthcare provider to discuss any health conditions you may have and how you can be prepared to manage these conditions while you are at school. 

  • Before leaving your healthcare provider's office, ensure that all sections of the required forms are completed, signed, and dated where indicated. 

  • Scan the completed and signed physical examination and immunization record form, save a copy on to your computer and upload the physical exam to your student health portal (new student access begins Tuesday, May 14th) under the "Document Upload - Physical Exam" section.

Please note that the Health & Wellness Center is paperless so we will not accept forms via fax or mail!

Step 2: Complete all electronic forms on the student health portal 

  1. Access the student health portal here (May 14th or after) and sign in using your Lehigh credentials.

  2. Select the button on the top toolbar that says, "My Forms".

  3. Complete and submit the following forms:

    1. Select the form titled, "Tuberculosis (TB) Screening Questionnaire" and complete the five questions.

      • To learn more about the purpose of the screening questionnaire, please view this link

    2. Select the form titled, "Health History Form" and complete all questions. 

    3. Select the form titled, "Immunization History " and manually input all of the dates found on the immunization record form completed by your primary care provider. Attach the scanned copy of the form for verification.

    4. Select the form titled, "Acknowledgement & Consent to Treatment" and complete all sections. 

    5. Select the form titled, "Acknowledgement & Consent to Telehealth Treatment" and complete all sections. 

    6. Select the form titled, "Communication Preferences" and complete all sections.

Step 3: Enroll or waive Lehigh's Student Health Insurance Plan 

  1. Access Lehigh University's Student Health Insurance Plan's website at this link

    • This website has valuable information regarding the details of Lehigh' Student Health Insurance Plan

  2. There are links on the left-hand side of this screen that will allow you to fill out either the "Enrollment Form" or the "Waiver Form" depending on your preferences. 

Step 4: Upload a picture of both sides of your insurance card

  1. Access the student health portal (May 14th or after) here and sign in using your Lehigh credentials. 

  2. Select the button that says, "Document Upload" then select, "Insurance Card".

  3. Upload a picture of the front and the back of your insurance card in one of the following formats:


  4. Please note uploading your insurance card to the patient portal is not a substitute for waiving the student health insurance plan. You will be billed automatically for the student health insurance plan outlined in step #3 unless you complete the waiver form.