For Incoming Students

Pre-Admission Health Policy

Dickinson College requires that incoming students comply with the Pre-Admission Health Policy:  complete the online medical history form, submit the completed TB Risk Assessment form, and provide documentation of the required immunizations.  The physical exam requirement is optional.  
The deadline date is Jan. 8, 2018.

Please be aware that students will need to register for a new account through the patient portal (this is separate from the Gateway registration). This portal is for students only and will be used for confidential health communications between the students and providers. If you are a parent assisting your student through this process, please do not register on their behalf. This step must be completed by students alone. For questions about registration, please see instructions below or contact us at or 717-245-1663.

Instructions for Accessing the Patient Portal as a First Time User:

You may download the health forms here or from the Patient Portal.  Below is a list of the requirements: 

  1. Complete the medical history form located on the Wellness Center Patient Portal homepage  by logging in with your username and password that you created during the registration process.
  2. Submit a copy of your immunization record or the immunization form
  3. Submit the completed TB Risk Assessment/Testing form signed by your healthcare provider.
  4. Review the information on Pennsylvania's Meningitis Law and document your vaccination records or completed waiver

You may submit them by email (, fax (717-245-1938), upload to Wellness Center Patient Portal, or mail to Wellness Center, P.O. Box 1773, Carlisle, PA 17013.

Important: Students who have not complied with the Pre-Admission Health Policy will not be able to directly check into their housing assignment upon arrival to campus.  

If you are having trouble with the forms or have any questions about the requirements, contact the Wellness Center and we will assist you. Email or call (717) 245-1663 for assistance.