COVID-19 Vaccination incentives for UAB Students

New Incentives for all students

New Incentives for all students: UAB will host a series of drawings for incentives for vaccinated students. Two big drawings will be held; one on September 24 and the other on October 15. Students selected for grand prizes will receive an invitation to participate in Zoom trivia to take home their prize.

The prizes include:

  • Ten $1,000 tuition/book scholarships
  • Ten $1,000 on-campus housing scholarships
  • Five parking passes
  • Up to ten tickets for the Georgia and Tulane away football games
  • The first 200 students to register onsite for the Sept. 21-22 vaccination event on the Campus Green will get a $75 gift card to the UAB Bookstore!
All Students

All students: All students vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus will get $20 in Blazer Bucks when they upload their info into their Student Patient Portal by September 30. Also, students who complete their vaccination at the UAB Student Health Services Clinic or at one of the UAB Student Affairs vaccination pop-up events will get either a free “Vaxxed and Back” T-shirt or UAB ball cap.

On-Campus Housing Students

On-campus Housing Students: Residential students who have a record in Student Health Services of having been vaccinated will receive a $30 textbook voucher.

Registered Student Organizations

Registered Student Organizations : Registered Student Organizations who have 70% of their student members vaccinated (and with their info uploaded into the patient portal) by September 30, 2021, will receive $150-$500 to use toward catering, allowed purchases and/or student travel, based on the size of their organization.

Note for unvaccinated

Note unvaccinated students must:

  • Quarantine for 14 days following exposure to a COVID-19-positive individual. Students who are unable to quarantine in place will be asked to return to their permanent residence to complete quarantine or isolation. For those unable to return to their permanent residence, UA System campuses shall maintain a limited amount of housing for quarantine and isolation purposes.
  • Submit to for-cause testing at the discretion of the university.

Grand prize winners:

Let’s work together to keep UAB safe, for you and for all. That’s the Blazer way. If you have any questions, please e-mail: studenthealth@uab.edu.

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