New Students

The Hammond Health Center is pleased to welcome you to Ithaca College!

Prior to coming to Ithaca College you must provide us with information about your health and immunization history. This is required by New York State law, and it also serves to protect your health and that of your fellow students. Your information will help us to serve your health needs while you are here at Ithaca College.

All health care records at the Hammond Health Center are confidential and are completely separate from any other College records.

Please fully complete all 5 steps outlined below.

STEP 1: Immunization record

STEP 1: Obtain a complete immunization record from your health care provider or school. Only copies of official records, such as school immunization records or verified records from a health care provider will be accepted. You are required to send a copy of this immunization record to us by:

  • Fax to: 607-274-1844 OR,
  • E-mail to: healthcertifications@ithaca.edu OR,
  • Mail to: ATTN: Health Forms, Hammond Health Center, Ithaca College, 953 Danby Rd., Ithaca, NY 14850.

It is not required that you use our Immunization Form, but if you need one to take to your provider this one is available for your use.

*Note: We recommend that you also keep a copy of your immunization record to use in completing step 3.

STEP 2: college Netpass activation 

STEP 2: Complete your college Netpass activation if you haven’t done so already. You will need your Netpass user name and password in order to access the myICHealth web portal.

STEP 3: Required Forms

STEP 3:  Log in to the myICHealth web portal using your netpass ID and password.
Select the “Forms” tab from the menu at left. There are five forms that are REQUIRED to be completed and submitted electronically:

    (yes you need to complete the data entry for your immunizations into the IC electronic medical record)

STEP 4: Physical Exam

STEP 4: Obtain a copy of your most recent physical exam from your home provider, or if you have an appointment upcoming, send us a copy of your physical as soon as possible after your appointment. Send this to us by fax, email or mail as in STEP 1 above. You are not required to use our Physical Exam Form, but if you need a form to bring to your doctor this one is available.

STEP 5: Minor Forms (under 18)

STEP 5:  Required form for MINORS.
This step is required ONLY IF you will be under 18 years old at the start of classes. You must have the Required Forms for Minors completed by your parent or guardian. Send these forms to us by fax, email, or mail as in STEP 1 above.

Please complete these requirements for fall admission or one week before the beginning of classes for spring or summer admission.

Please complete these requirements by June 30th for fall admission or one week before the beginning of classes for spring or summer admission.

It is your responsibility to open and read all email messages sent from the Health Center. 
Incomplete requirements as outlined above will result in a hold being placed on your student account which will prevent you from receiving financial aid, adding, dropping, or registering for classes or receiving grades.

If you have questions, please contact Jenna Niedermaier, Administrative Assistant, at 607-274-1334 or e-mail healthcertifications@ithaca.edu.

We look forward to helping you with your healthcare needs and wish you all the best as you begin your academic studies at Ithaca College.