Carnegie Mellon University

New Student Action Items

In preparation for your arrival and time here at Carnegie Mellon, there are several items that you SHOULD begin addressing PRIOR to your arrival!

1. Immunization Form: You MUST complete your Immunization Form! You will NOT be able to enroll at Carnegie Mellon until you have completed this requirement. Do it TODAY! Please refer to the health and immunization booklet for details and instructions for submitting your online immunization form at:

2. Medical Insurance: Students MUST have medical insurance that meets the university's requirements. Please review the requirements criteria and either enroll in one of our medical insurance plans or apply for a waiver verifying that you have insurance that meets the university's requirements at:

3. Computing at Carnegie Mellon: To prepare you for computing on campus, review the information in the "Get Started" section of our Computing Services website.  Computing Services Help Center is available to answer your computer related questions, Monday-Friday 7am - 7pm (EST) at 412-268-4357 or

4. Student ID Photo Submission: Submit your photo for your Carnegie Mellon Student ID: Your photo can be submitted electronically by following the instructions located at the link. Successfully submitted photos will allow your ID card to be printed and waiting upon your arrival on campus.