COVID-19 Vaccine and Booster Incentive Spring Semester 2022

North Hennepin Community College will offer a $200 tuition credit to unvaccinated students enrolled during the spring semester as an incentive to receive the COVID-19 vaccine, and a $100 tuition credit to vaccinated students enrolled during the spring semester as an incentive to receive the booster. 

Incentive Criteria

To be eligible for the tuition credit, the student needs to:

  • Be currently enrolled in at least one or more credits for the spring semester 2022.
  • For the $200 credit, not have received any COVID-19 vaccination prior to January 1, 2022, and receive the full COVID-19 vaccine between January 1 through March 1, 2022.
  • For the $100 credit, must have been fully vaccinated prior to January 1, 2022, and receive the booster between January 1 through March 1, 2022.
  • Provide proof the student was fully vaccinated or received a booster during the incentive period.

 

Additional Incentives Through the State of Minnesota

Minnesota families who get their child 5-11 years old fully vaccinated in January and February can get a $200 Visa gift card. Visit the Kids Deserve a Shot webpage for more information. 

 

NHCC COVID-19 Incentive FAQs

  • Who is eligible for the vaccine incentive?

    Any NHCC student enrolled in at least one or more credits for the spring semester and is fully vaccinated or receives a booster between January 1, 2022 through March 1, 2022. This includes visiting, non-degree, international, and PSEO students as well as regular degree-seeking students. The only enrolled students excluded from receiving the incentive are concurrent enrollment high school students. 

  • Am I eligible for the incentive if I was fully vaccinated or received a booster prior to January 1, 2022?

    No, the purpose of this incentive is to encourage students who are unvaccinated to get the vaccine, or students who are vaccinated to get the booster.  vaccinated.

  • Am I eligible for the incentive if I had received the first dose of the vaccine prior to January 1, 2022, but didn't receive the second dose until after?

    No, the purpose of this incentive is to encourage those who are unvaccinated to get the vaccine, and therefore, is only available to students who have not yet received any vaccinations.

  • Where can I go to get vaccinated?

    You are able to get the vaccine at any clinic or site where the vaccine is offered. Visit the state of Minnesota vaccine locator webpage to find a location. 

  • Do I need to pay anything to receive the vaccine?

    No, the vaccine is offered free of charge. 

  • Where can I get more information about the vaccine?

  • How do I provide proof of my full vaccination?

    You can upload a picture of your vaccination card through the secure portal on our website.

  • When will I receive the tuition credit?

    The tuition credit will be applied to your spring semester tuition within 14 days after we receive confirmation of your full vaccination or booster.

  • If I already paid my tuition for spring semester, how will I receive the credit?

    You will receive a $200 refund for full vaccination or a $100 refund for a booster. The funds will be sent to you through the refund preference you set up through BankMobile.
  • I'm a PSEO student, how will I receive my incentive?

    A PSEO student will receive the incentive via a NHCC check mailed to the permanent address on record. 

 

Questions on the COVID-19 Vaccine Incentive? Contact: coronavirus@nhcc.edu