All students are required to comply with the immunization laws that are established by New York State.

Required Immunization Forms

Immunization History Form
New students must submit a completed form to the Office of Admissions at Manhattan School of Music. This form is due on May 2, 2016 for SES students and August 1, 2016 for all other students.

Frequently Asked Questions

How Can I Obtain My Immunization Records?

Immunization records are typically obtained from the following places:

  • Previous healthcare professionals (e.g. pediatrician, general practitioner, etc.)
  • Undergraduate institutions
  • Elementary or high school health care offices

How Do I Submit My Immunization Records to Manhattan School of Music?

After gathering official immunization documentation from a doctor or health clinic, students may submit the original copies by mail or by delivering them to the office in person. Records may also be faxed directly from a physician's office or a university, high school, or elementary school health office. The Office of Admissions fax number is 212 749 3025.

Immunization documents may be mailed or delivered in person to the following address:
Office of Admissions
Manhattan School of Music
120 Claremont Ave
New York, NY 10027

Where Can I Get Vaccinated?

You must be vaccinated before you arrive at MSM.  You cannot enroll in classes or move into the residence hall unless you are vaccinated.  Visit your family doctor or a nearby health clinic to have your vaccinations updated and documented.

Why Do I Need to Submit My Immunization Records?

It is the law. New York State has immunization requirements for measles, mumps, rubella, and meningitis, which are presented in two health laws. These public health laws are listed below:

New York State Public Health Law 2165 requires that all students born on or after January 1, 1957 must provide the College with documentation of immunity to measles, mumps, and rubella.

New York State Public Health Law 2167, established July 22, 2003, requires academic institutions to distribute information pertaining to the meningococcal disease vaccination to all students. Furthermore, all students are required to submit a response form as to the status of the meningococcal disease.

Measles, Mumps, and Rubella: Overview and Requirements

Measles, Mumps, and Rubella Overview
CDC's Fact Sheet About Measles, Mumps and Rubella (MMR)

Meningitis: Overview and Requirements

Meningitis Overview
CDC's Fact Sheet About Meningitis