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New Student Information

Health Services is excited to offer an electronic medical record system in our office. With this software, we will be able to provide secure electronic messaging with students about their health, track immunization compliance more effectively and streamline coordination of care. Your first interaction with Health Services will be the health requirements that you must meet as an incoming student which will begin our partnership in caring for your health while you are at Pitt-Bradford. As a new student, you will be providing your health information to us via the patient portal through my.pitt.edu.

Here is what you need to know:

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Please review and complete the required information listed below. All forms can be accessed through the links below. For continuity of care, we request that students forward their medical records for any chronic, serious medical condition.

If you haven't done so already, activate your my.pitt.edu account.

**Your my.pitt.edu account is created automatically when you enroll at Pitt-Bradford. You will receive an email with instructions for activating your University Computing Account. The email will be sent to the personal email address you provided when applying to Pitt-Bradford. The email will contain the information you need to activate your account online. Once the email arrives, visit my.pitt.edu, click the New Account Activation link, and complete the steps in the account activation wizard. If for some reason you don’t receive an email, check your SPAM filters or call the helpdesk at 412-624-4357 and they will resend the email.

To return forms, the student must login to the Health Services Patient Portal and upload the forms.
If you are unable to upload, fax the forms to 814-362-7514 or mail to:

University of Pittsburgh at Bradford Health Services
300 Campus Drive
Bradford, PA 16701

If you have any questions about your medical forms, please refer to Frequently Asked Questions before contacting us.

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In order to attend Pitt-Bradford, all students must comply with the immunization requirements. If you are missing any of the required immunizations, you will be contacted through secure messaging via the Pitt-Bradford Health Services Patient Portal. When we send you a message, you will receive an email to your Pitt-Bradford email account with the subject line "Important Message from Pitt-Bradford Health Services".

We will accept official immunization records from your provider, previous school or health department.

  • log in to the Health Services Patient Portal
  • select Immunization, Enter Dates
  • enter the dates as documented on your Immunization Record
  • then, select Upload
  • from the pull down menu, select Immunization Record
  • attach a copy of your form and upload

*Students must enter immunization dates via the patient portal and upload a copy of their immunization records in order to meet requirements.

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This information provides our staff with an overview of your health status and past medical history, which allows us to provide you with the best care possible, and to meet your health care needs. All medical information is strictly confidential, and cannot be released to anyone (including your parents and/or professors) without your authorization.

This form must be completed by the student only. It does not need to be completed nor reviewed by your medical provider.

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  • log in to the Health Services Patient Portal
  • select Forms
  • From the New Students section, select and complete the Consent for Medical Treatment and HIPAA Policy form
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If your insurance changes in the future, please upload a copy of your new card or bring the card to Health Services so we can update your information.

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Health Services uses secure messaging as a tool for communicating with you about personal health information (PHI), as it is more secure than email. This communication tool is not to be used in urgent situations.

When we send you a message, you will receive an email to your Pitt-Bradford email account with the subject line "Important Message from Pitt-Bradford Health Services". The secure message becomes a permanent part of your medical record. Please review these messages and do not block them in your spam folder. Students can access secure messaging through Health Services Patient Portal. For urgent issues, please call 814-362-5272 to speak with a nurse.

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Where do I send the health forms?

To return forms, the student must login to the Health Services Patient Portal and upload the forms.

If you are unable to upload, fax the records to 814-362-7514 or mail to:
University of Pittsburgh at Bradford
Health Services
300 Campus Drive
Bradford, PA 16701

I am unable to locate my immunization records. What should I do?

If you cannot locate immunization records, you have several options:
a) You can be re-immunized, or
b) You can have a blood test (titer) to determine immunity to Measles, Mumps, Rubella, or Varicella. Please note that if your blood test indicates you are not immune, you will need to be re-immunized.
If you do not have a record of the meningococcal vaccine (at age 16 or older), you will need to be re-immunized.

Can I have the immunizations I need at Health Services when I arrive on campus?

The required vaccines will need to be administered prior to your arrival on campus.

How does Health Services protect my privacy?

We respect the confidentiality of your health information, and it is our ongoing commitment to ensure that it is protected. For more information, our full confidentiality and privacy policies are available at Health Services and on our website.