Accepted Student Forms and Downloads

Congratulations! You've paid your enrollment deposit.
As you look ahead, please note that there are due dates for submitting matriculation forms. The due dates are determined by when you will be entering Bard. That is, whether you'll be entering Bard in the spring (transfer students only), or in the fall (first year and transfer students).
  • For newly-admitted spring transfer students, matriculation forms are updated in October and are then due in December.
  • For newly-admitted fall first year and transfer students, matriculation forms are updated from February through March and are then due by specific dates in the summer. 

Matriculation Forms 

Which forms must be returned? 
On this page, there are documents to read, there are forms that are to be filled out if applicable, and there are mandatory forms. The mandatory matriculation forms, which all students must submit, are the following: 
  • Housing Profile
  • Medical Forms
  • Student Health Insurance Plan/Opt-Out Waiver: All students attending Bard are required to have health insurance. 
Students are automatically enrolled in the College’s health insurance plan, although enrollment may be waived if the student is determined to have comparable coverage (through self, parent, spouse, etc.). If a student is not approved to opt out of the plan, he or she will be required to buy the Bard College health insurance and the charge will be reflected on the Student Account bill.
Please read the Student Health Insurance Plan/Opt-Out Waiver document to understand the type of coverage you will need at Bard and to find the instructions on how to opt-out of Bard's health insurance plan. 
International students also need to read "Attention Non-US Citizens" below, which describes approved health insurance plans should you decide not to use Bard's health insurance plan. 
-The matriculation forms below are for 2018 Spring Transfer Students and Exchange Students.
-The matriculation forms will be updated in March 2018 for incoming Fall 2018 First Year and Transfer Students. 


Bard Profile Forms

Due January 6, 2018 
For 2018 spring transfer and exchange students
The Housing Profile must be filled out and submitted. The other forms are to be filled out if applicable.
NOTE: Housing is guaranteed for transfer students. 

Medical Forms

Due December 20, 2017
For 2018 spring transfer and exchange students
Please read the first three documents and then complete and return the required medical forms packet.

Health Insurance Forms 

Due December 20, 2017
For 2018 spring transfer and exchange students
The health insurance plan and opt-out forms are due December 20, 2017. The Bard Insurance Opt-Out Waiver contains information about enrolling in the Bard Plan or Waiving the Plan. This must be read and requires a response. 


Attention Non-U.S. Citizens

Additional Information on health insurance:
All international (non-U.S. citizen) undergraduate students are automatically enrolled in the Student Health Plan unless they obtain a waiver by presenting evidence of insurance coverage from one of three different commercial providers. The three different commercial providers are listed in the Health Insurance Comparison Chart below. This document compares the costs of these alternative plans verses the cost of the Bard plan. Click here to download the chart. 
Download for Attention Non-U.S. Citizens Download
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