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    ▢ Health Information


      Health History/Immunization

      Carlow University requires all incoming, full-time, traditional-age students (first-year and transfer) to complete and return a Health History/Immunization Documentation Form. The immunization portion must be signed by a health care provider. The entire form must be completed and submitted prior to December 30, 2015. Resident students will not be permitted to move into the resident halls if this form has not been submitted.

      Meningitis Vaccination

      All students, prior to moving into the residence hall, must have received vaccination against meningococcal disease or have signed a written waiver. All residents are required to sign a statement prior to moving onto campus indicating that they have complied with these requirements.

    • Student Athlete Medical Forms

      Student athletes are required to complete and submit health forms that you receive from the Department of Athletics. Complete and return the Athletic Waiver at the Testing/Registration program you attend or by December 30, 2015.

    ▢ Roommate Preference Form for Resident Students 

    Roommate Preference Form must be returned within 30 days of the request. (This will be mailed to you in your Orientation package this summer.)

    ▢ Housing/Food Service Agreement

    Each student who resides in the residence halls is required to sign the Housing/Food Service Agreement. Please read the agreement carefully. Once you have selected your meal plan and signed the agreement, return the white copy to the Office of Residence Life by December 30, 2015. Your contract must be on file in order to move into the residence hall. Please refer to your booklet for contract. (This will be mailed to you in your Orientation package this summer.)

    ▢ Financial Aid Completion 

    ▢ Submission of Official Final High School Transcript

    Forward an official final transcript to the Office of Admissions by December 30, 2015.
    Mail to: Carlow University, Office of Admissions, 3333 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213. 

    ▢ Parking and Bus Passes for Commuter Students

    By December 15, 2015, please go to student parking for complete instructions regarding the parking and transportation process. You may contact our Student Hub at 412.578.6389 if you are interested in bus passes.

    ▢ Plan for Expenses

    Please plan for funding to cover college supplies and recreational activities during the semester. We recommend $350-$500 for experiencing social activities around Pittsburgh as well as books and classroom supplies. 

    ▢ Registration Confirmation 

    You are confirmed as a Carlow enrollee only if you have paid your balance due for the semester or have selected a monthly payment plan and are up-to-date on your payments by December 30, 2015, for the spring semester. You must be confirmed in order to be officially enrolled at the University, move into the residence halls, and start classes.