Health Services Checklist

Things to do before you come to college:

  • Fill out the Health Form.
  • Keep a backup copy for your records.
  • Get your own health insurance card or copy both sides of your health insurance card and carry it with you.
  • Make sure your immunizations are up to date.
    • Two documented dates of MMR vaccinations. (Measles/Mumps/Rubella)
    • Tetanus shot within the last 10 years. Tdap (Tetanus, Diptheria and Acellular Pertussis) is the recommended vaccine for update as it includes protection against Whooping Cough; otherwise known as Acellular Pertussis.
    • History of Chicken Pox disease (age or year of), or a titer demonstrating immunity, or two Varicella vaccinations which protect against chicken pox.
    • Hepatitis B immunization is recommended.
    • If you live in campus housing, a meningitis immunization is also highly recommended; check out your home clinic or public health department for cost savings.
  • Complete a written list of any prescription, over-the-counter and herbal medications that you take, including dosage and strength.
  • Make a list of your allergies, important medical problems, and special needs (e.g., chronic conditions and disabilities).
  • Know your family medical and mental health history.
  • Be familiar with diagnoses or treatments for any past or current mental health problems.
  • Know address and phone number of your hometown medical clinic.
  • Buy alcohol-based antiseptic soap to carry with you; use it often.

Have a good first aid kit including:

  • Bandages for small cuts and scrapes
  • Gauze and adhesive tape
  • An elastic bandage for wrapping sprains
  • Liquid soap and antibacterial/antibiotic ointment
  • A thermometer
  • An ice pack or chemical cold pack
  • Acetaminophen or Ibuprofen for aches and pains
  • Medicine for headache, pain relief, upset stomach and diarrhea
  • Medicine for allergies, cough, cold and sore throat
  • Copy of your health and immunization record and insurance card

Health record requirements

  • All students (new or transfer) must complete the MSOE Health Record Form.
  • Keep a copy for your records
  • Before arriving on campus, mail the original to:
    MSOE Health Services
    1025 N. Broadway
    Milwaukee, WI 53202
  • If not sent in before Aug. 20, you must hand in your completed form when checking into your residence hall on move-in day. We will be checking for completion of all immunizations. Remember we must see two documented dates of MMR vaccinations and a tetanus shot within the last 10 years, and age when vaccinated for chicken pox.
Counseling Services

We are here to offer help with your academic, personal and mental health needs. Call (414) 277-7590 to schedule an appointment.

Academic Year Hours:

Mon. & Fri.: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Tues. - Thurs.:

8 a.m. - 8 p.m.

We are located in the Kern Center, K-230.

RCAS Hours

The Raider Center for Academic Success is open from:

Mon-Thurs: 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.

Friday: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Saturday: Closed

Sunday: 5 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Drop-in hours are: Mon-Thurs 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. Fri. 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. and Sun. 5 p.m. – 9 p.m.