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Immunization & Health Insurance

Immunization Requirements

Any applicant accepted into Tufts University School of Dental Medicine is required to submit documentation for the State and University immunization requirements.

The School of Dental Medicine immunization deadlines are:

  • IS program December 1st
  • DPG and MS programs April 15th
  • GPR and DMD programs June 1st

Additional information and forms will be emailed to admitted students.

The Dental School Immunization Form is available on the Student Advisory & Health Administration Office (SAHA) website.

If you have any questions about the requirements, please email the Student Advisory & Health Administration Office at saha-imm-admin@tufts.edu or by calling 617-636-2712.

Health Insurance Requirements

Matriculated students enrolled in the Tufts University School of Dental Medicine are required by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and Tufts University Health Sciences Schools to obtain health insurance.

Tufts University offers all Health Sciences students a comprehensive health insurance plan which meets the State and University requirements. Students may either enroll in the health insurance plan offered by Tufts University or maintain private coverage as long as it meets or exceeds the minimum State requirements set forth by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. To determine if your coverage meets the minimum state requirements, see section 8.05 of the Student Health Insurance Program Regulation (SHIP).

The School of Dental Medicine health insurance deadlines are:

  • IS program December 1st
  • DPG MS and GPR programs May 1st 
  • DMD programs May 1st

If you have any questions about the requirements, please email the Student Advisory & Health Administration Office at saha-imm-admin@tufts.edu or by calling 617-636-2701.