Students and employees who are vaccinated against COVID-19 are eligible to win prizes in EMU’s Get the Vax to Win program! Student prizes include a $5,000 credit to your student account, $1,000 credit to your student account, free semester of on-campus housing, and a free parking permit. Employee prizes include $500 and dollars to be used at EMU Dining facilities.

1

Must be a Student* or Employee

*Students must be registered for Fall 2021 semester courses to be qualified.

2

Report Vaccination Status to EMU

You must have your final shot and report your vaccination status by Oct. 8, 2021 to be qualified.

3

Check Your Email & Social Media

Winners will be notified via email and announcements on social media.

 Program Rules for Students

  • How can I register to win a prize? Expand dropdown

    Eastern Michigan University (EMU) students registered for the fall 2021 semester are eligible for a variety of prizes if they (1) have received their final COVID-19 vaccination shot no later than October 8, 2021, and (2) certify their vaccination status to the University no later than October 8, 2021.

    A person has received the final COVID-19 vaccination shot after receiving a second shot of a two-shot vaccination series (e.g., Pfizer or Moderna) or a single shot of a one-shot vaccination series (e.g., Johnson & Johnson).

    To be eligible, you must certify your vaccination status here. EMU reserves the right to verify the information you entered using the Michigan Care Immunization Registry database or other database. After providing your vaccination information, you will automatically be entered in a drawing to receive one of the awards.

    EMU students under the age of 18 must have a parent or guardian complete this consent form.

  • What can I win? Expand dropdown
    • $5,000 credit to your student account (payable in fall 2021 semester) (5 available)
    • $1,000 credit to your student account (payable in fall 2021 semester) (20 available)
    • Google Pixelbook Go - 13.3” computer (5 available)
    • Free housing for fall 2021 semester (residents of Best, Brown, Buell, Cornell, Downing, Hoyt, Munson, Phelps, Pittman, Putnam, Sellers, the Village, Walton, Westview, and Wise are eligible) (5 available)
    • Free housing for winter 2022 semester (residents of Best, Brown, Buell, Cornell, Downing, Hoyt, Munson, Phelps, Pittman, Putnam, Sellers, the Village, Walton, Westview, and Wise are eligible) (5 available)
    • Free on-campus parking permit for fall 2021 semester (recipient chooses commuter or residential permit) (5 available)
    • Free on-campus parking permit for winter 2022 semester (recipient chooses commuter or residential permit) (5 available)
    • $100 gift card for use at the EMU Bookstore (20 available)
    • $100 credit at EMU Dining facilities (50 available)
  • When will winners be selected? Expand dropdown

    Recipients will be selected on five different dates:

    • Monday, August 30, 2021
    • Monday, September 13, 2021
    • Monday, September 20, 2021
    • Monday, September 27, 2021
    • Monday, October 11, 2021

    On each of these dates, a proportional number of winners of each prize will be selected. For example, one eligible student will be selected to win a $5,000 credit to their student account on each of the five drawing dates, for a total of five winners of that prize.

  • What are the terms and conditions of the student incentive program? Expand dropdown

    By providing your COVID-19 vaccination information to participate in the Eastern Michigan University (EMU) “NAME” program you agree to, understand, and represent all of the following:

    • Participating in this program is completely voluntary.
    • All information you provided to the University concerning your vaccination status is true and correct to the best of your knowledge.
    • You authorize Eastern Michigan University to verify the accuracy of your vaccine status through the Michigan Care Immunization Registry database or other database if vaccinated outside of Michigan.
    • You are a student enrolled for at least one credit hour for the fall 2021 academic semester at Eastern Michigan University.
    • You acknowledge that any award you receive as part of this program may impact any financial aid you receive, and you understand that you should consult with financial aid prior to accepting any award.
    • You may refuse to accept an award you receive through this program, in which event the award will be provided to another eligible student.
    • The award you receive through this program may be taxable and you are responsible for any payment of any taxes.
    • You may not convert any non-cash award to cash or to any other thing of value.
    • You agree that the University may publicize and utilize your name, image, and directory information regarding your award in the event you are selected as a winner.
    • You can only win one award through the EMU Get the Vax to Win program.
    • You confirm that you are over 18 years of age and can legally consent both to receiving the COVID-19 vaccine and to the terms identified here. You have read and understand these terms. Alternatively, if you are under 18 years olds, please complete the parent/guardian consent form.
    • You must have provided the requested vaccination information to the University through its online COVID Vaccination Certification system no later than October 8, 2021.
    • Eastern Michigan University has not made any promises or commitments to you to secure your participation in the EMU Get the Vax to Win program, nor has anyone threatened or coerced you into participation in this program.

 

 Program Rules for Employees

  • How can I register to win a prize? Expand dropdown

    EMU employees are eligible for a variety of prizes if they (1) meet the employment eligibility criteria, (2) have received their final COVID-19 vaccination shot no later than October 8, 2021, and (3) certify their vaccination status to the University no later than October 8, 2021.

    The employment eligibility criteria are: you must be employed in one of the following employee classifications as of the date of the drawing: AC, AH, AP, CA, CC, CP, CS, EC, FA, FM, LE, LL, PS, and PT/PE.

    A person has received the final COVID-19 vaccination shot after receiving a second shot of a two-shot vaccination series (e.g., Pfizer or Moderna) or a single shot of a one shot vaccination series (e.g., Johnson & Johnson).

    To be eligible, you must also certify your vaccination status here. EMU reserves the right to verify the information you entered using the Michigan Care Immunization Registry database or other database. After providing your vaccination information, you will automatically be entered in a drawing to receive one of the awards.

  • What can I win? Expand dropdown
    • $500 payment (10 available)
    • $100 gift card for use at the EMU Bookstore (10 available)
    • $100 credit at EMU Dining facilities (10 available)
  • When will winners be selected? Expand dropdown

    Recipients will be selected on five different dates:

    • Monday, August 30, 2021
    • Monday, September 13, 2021
    • Monday, September 20, 2021
    • Monday, September 27, 2021
    • Monday, October 11, 2021

    On each of these dates, a proportional number of winners of each prize will be selected. For example, two eligible employees will be selected to win a $500 bonus on each of the five drawing dates, for a total of ten winners of that prize.

  • What are the terms and conditions of the employee incentive program? Expand dropdown

    By providing your COVID-19 vaccination information to participate in the Eastern Michigan University (EMU) “NAME” program you agree to, understand, and represent all of the following:

    • Participating in this program is completely voluntary.
    • All information you provided to the University concerning your vaccination status is true and correct to the best of your knowledge.
    • You authorize Eastern Michigan University to verify the accuracy of your vaccine status through the Michigan Care Immunization Registry database or other  database if vaccinated outside of Michigan.
    • You are an employee of Eastern Michigan University as of the date of the drawing in one of the following employee classifications: AC, AH, AP, CA, CC, CP, CS, EC, FA, FM, LE, LL, PS, and PT/PE.
    • You may refuse to accept an award you receive through this program, in which event the award will be provided to another eligible employee.
    • The award you receive through this program may be taxable and you are responsible for any payment of any associated taxes.
    • You may not convert any non-cash award to cash or to any other thing of value.
    • You agree that the University may publicize and utilize your name, image, and directory information regarding your award in the event you are selected as a winner.
    • You can only win one award through the EMU Get the Vax to Win program.
    • You confirm that you are over 18 years of age and can legally consent both to receiving the COVID-19 vaccine and to the terms identified here. You have read and understand these terms.
    • You must have provided the requested vaccination information to the University through its online COVID Vaccination Certification system no later than October 8, 2021.
    • Eastern Michigan University has not made any promises or commitments to you to secure your participation in the EMU Get the Vax to Win program, nor has anyone threatened or coerced you into participation in this program.