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Incoming Students

As you prepare for your arrival at UMBC, there are some health-related requirements that you must meet before you arrive on campus. Each item is listed below. Please don’t hesitate to contact us should you have questions.

Undergraduate Students Graduate Students
Mandatory UMBC Health Form Check Mark Check Mark
Tuberculosis Screening Questionnaire Check Mark Check Mark
Consent and Respect Check Mark Check Mark
Other Drugs Prevention Check Mark Check Mark
Mandatory Health Insurance* Check Mark
Alcohol Wise Check Mark

**Domestic students who do not complete the waiver to show proof of health insurance by August 16, 2019 will be automatically enrolled and billed for the Student Health Insurance Plan offered by University Health Services/Aetna Student Health.

**To complete the waiver, please visit here.

For more information on insurance requirements or for International student insurance information, please visit the Insurance page.

If you have questions regarding the requirements, recommendations, or deadlines, please call 410-455-2542 or go to our Insurance and Immunizations/Forms pages. Best wishes for a healthy and satisfying experience at UMBC.


Consent and Respect

Consent and Respect is an online sexual assault prevention education program that relies on proven prevention theories and educational strategies to help students understand the many aspects of the sexual assault issue. The program’s primary focus is to educate students about relationships and decision-making, including: ethics of relationships, alcohol’s effect on relationships, the ability to give consent, important definitions and debunking myths associated with sexual assault. ALL first time first year, transfer, and first year graduate students are to complete this course. To access course:

Other Drugs Prevention

The Other Drugs prevention course is design used evidence based strategies to educate students about the dangers of misusing drugs, including opioids. This course will provide students with information about the negative impacts of other drug use on one’s mental health, physical health, and academic success. To access course:

Alcohol Wise

The prevention course, Alcohol Wise, is designed to educate students about the dangers of misusing alcohol. Alcohol Wise goes on to mention UMBC campus alcohol policies, bystander strategies, and how to call for help. This course is based on evidence based prevention strategies that have been proven effective. ALL first time first year and transfer students are to complete this course. To access course: