Before You Arrive

Due Date: August 15, 2014
If you wish to apply for Financial Aid, please submit your application as soon as possible. You can access information about the Financial Aid Office here.

Due Date: August 15, 2014
All incoming students must complete the mandatory Student Health Requirements and return all forms to Student Health by August 15, 2014.  All forms in this Incoming Student Health Requirements packet should be submitted by email to   The packet includes the following:

  1. Student Health Form
  2. Meningococcal Vaccine Response
  3. Consent for Provider – Patient Communication
  4. Tuberculosis, Vaccination and Titers Response Form
  5. Physical Exam Form

Due Date: August 15, 2014
The Icahn School of Medicine requires all students to have medical insurance while enrolled.  Sinai provides a medical insurance plan for all students, including optional dental and visual plans.  Students who are on the insurance plans of their spouses or parents may waive Sinai’s plan by completing the waiver form available from  the Enrollment Services Office located in Annenberg room 12-70.  More detail regarding next year’s insurance plan, along with the waiver application process will be available in the weeks to come.

Regardless of whether you are keeping your own insurance or signing up for the Mount Sinai insurance plan,  you must submit a completed Student Financial Billing Record/Waiver Form to the Office of Enrollment Services in Annenberg 12-70.

Due Date: August 15, 2014

Toxicology screens are required before you start school.   We accept screens through Quest Diagnostics.   Toxicology forms for Quest Diagnostics can be mailed to you upon request or you can pick up the screening form from Rose Vallines in the CAM Building, West Tower, 5th floor.  Once you have received the form, please search for the nearest Quest Diagnostics location. Results are automatically sent to the Admissions Office by Quest Diagnostics.

If you are an international student currently out of the country, you can complete the toxicology screening as soon as you arrive in the United States.  

Due Date: August 15, 2014
The Office of International Personnel will provide the documents needed to obtain your student visa. Please fill out the F-1 student application form to begin the process to obtain your I-20. The F-1 classification is issued to students who will be pursuing a full-time or part-time study in the United States in an approved school, university or other institution. Certificate of Eligibility for F-1 student status known as the form I-20 is prepared initially by the Designated School Official (DSO – Zakariyyah Selph), from the International Office at Mount Sinai. This form reflects the program of study, dates of eligibility, financial information, etc. This is NOT the visa document. Completed applications and supporting documents may be submitted via air mail, email or fax to 212-731-7804. If a scanner is accessible a Word or PDF file may be emailed to: .When all documents are received, the I-20 will be provided in 1-3 weeks depending on your location. The Office of International Personnel is located on 320 E 94th Street, 5th Floor (Between 1st and 2nd avenue).

Due Date: August 15, 2014

Students wishing to request an accommodation must submit a Registration Form along with supporting documentation for approval.  Accommodations cannot be made until students are officially registered with the Disability Officer. We are requesting that incoming students requesting accommodation register with the DO before the first day of classes. If you require further information about Disability Services at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, please contact Mary Olsen, Disability Officer, at 917-750-9341 or email: