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VACCINATION INCENTIVE PROGRAM

Missouri Southern State University strongly encourages all members of our campus community to get vaccinated against COVID-19. MSSU students, faculty and staff who are vaccinated, or exempt for medical or religious reasons, are eligible for weekly drawings and grand prizes, beginning August 9, 2021.

Student Vaccination Incentives

Missouri Southern students can win prizes – including free tuition, VIP parking spaces, Lion Bucks infusions, computers and more – by getting vaccinated against COVID-19.

  • One student will win the grand prize of free tuition through graduation.
  • Each week, eleven students will win prizes with a combined total value over $3,500.
WEEKLY PRIZE DRAWINGS

Every Monday from Aug. 9-30, the university will draw names of eleven current or incoming students who have been vaccinated or have an exemption and have their record on file at the Willcoxon Health Center.

Weekly, one student will win the choice of one of the following prizes:

  • $2,000 Lion Bucks Infusion MSSU - Lion Bucks
  • Apple iPad Pro bundle
    • 11” Apple iPad Pro, 2TB, Wi-Fi
    • Apple Pencil
    • Apple Magic Keyboard case
  • 16” Apple MacBook Pro laptop

Weekly, ten students will win one of the following prizes:

  • VIP parking sticker for 1 academic year (fall/spring) – 1 student each week
  • $400 textbook scholarship – 1 student each week
  • AirPods Pro – 1 student each week
  • Nintendo Switch 32GB – 1 student each week
  • Chick-fil-A for a month ($125 gift card) – 1 student each week
  • $100 bookstore gift card – 5 students each week
GRAND PRIZE DRAWING

On Sept. 1, the university will draw the name of one current or incoming student who has been vaccinated or has an exemption and has their record on file at the Willcoxon Health Center to receive the grand prize.

Every student who has been vaccinated at the Willcoxon Health Center or submitted their proof of vaccination will be entered for the grand prize, even if they have won a prior prize.

The grand prize includes the following:

  • Free tuition and program charges through graduation – up to 120 credit hours
QUALIFY FOR PRIZES

Beginning Aug. 9, the university will hold weekly prize drawing for qualified students.

Any current or incoming student who was vaccinated at the Willcoxon Health Center or somewhere other than the Willcoxon Health Center, can sign up to be eligible for prizes.

To qualify for prizes:

  • Submit a copy of your COVID-19 vaccination card or other written documentation to the Health Center via Med+Proctor at medproctor.com.
  • Students who have obtained an accommodation from disability services regarding their vaccine status are eligible for entry and still must register with the Willcoxon Health Center to be entered into the weekly and grand prize drawings.
  • The documentation will be entered into your electronic health record at Willcoxon Health Center.
  • Questions on uploading your documentation on Med+Proctor, please click on the Chat now button on the bottom right of your screen.
ELIGIBILITY
  • Students must have received at least one dose of the vaccine by the close of business on the day prior to the drawing.
  • Students, regardless of where they were vaccinated, must register through Med+Proctor and provide documentation of their vaccination.
  • Students must be enrolled for at least one course for the fall 2021 semester on the close of business on the day prior to the drawing. For grand prizes, students must still be enrolled for at least one course on Sept. 1, 2021.
  • Students awarded a weekly prize are not eligible for additional weekly prizes.
  • Students taking dual credit courses only are not eligible.
  • For the grand prize – financial aid and institutional aid counts towards tuition first.
  • Grand prize counts towards all tuition and program charges only – housing, res life, meal plan, etc. is not included.
  • Continued enrollment and academic good standing are required for the grand prize to cover in full – breaks/stop outs will void the prize.
  • Students who have obtained an accommodation from disability services regarding their vaccine status are eligible for entry and still must register through Med+Proctor and provide documentation of their accommodation to be entered into the drawings.
  • Employees, who are students, are not eligible for student prizes.
NOTES
  • Anyone who receives any prize valued at $600 or more will receive an IRS 1099 form and will be responsible for the taxes on the gift.
  • International students who receive any prize will receive an IRS 1042 form and will be responsible for the taxes on the gift.
  • Some prizes may affect a student’s financial aid package.
  • Prizes are not transferable.
  • Students who accept a prize agree to allow their name and/or likeness to be used to publicly announce their prize status.
  • Prizes may be subject to certain date restrictions.
  • Incentive prizes are provided through federal stimulus funds and an anonymous donor.

Faculty and Staff Vaccination Incentives

Missouri Southern faculty and staff can win prizes – including Lion Bucks infusions and cash – by getting vaccinated against COVID-19.

WEEKLY PRIZE DRAWINGS AND ALL VACCINATED EMPLOYEES

Every Monday from Aug. 9-30, the university will draw names of two employees who have been vaccinated or have an exemption and have their record on file at the Willcoxon Health Center for the weekly prizes.

Two employees will win a weekly prize:

  • $250 Lion Bucks Infusion MSSU - Lion Bucks

All vaccinated employees will receive:

  • 100 WIP Points entered for 2022 reporting year
GRAND PRIZE DRAWING

On Sept. 1, the university will draw the name of one employee who has been vaccinated, or has an exemption, and has their record on file at the Willcoxon Health Center for the grand prize.

Every employee who has been vaccinated at the Willcoxon Health Center or submitted their proof of vaccination will be entered for the grand prize, even if they have won a prior prize.

The grand prize includes the following:

  • $2,500 cash
QUALIFY FOR PRIZES

Beginning Aug. 9, the university will hold weekly prize drawing for qualified faculty and staff.

Any employee who was vaccinated at the Willcoxon Health Center or somewhere other than the Willcoxon Health Center, can sign up to be eligible for prizes.

To qualify for prizes:

  • Submit a copy of your COVID-19 vaccination card or other written documentation to the Health Center via Med+Proctor at medproctor.com.
  • Employees who have obtained an accommodation from Human Resources regarding their vaccine status are eligible for entry and still must register with the Willcoxon Health Center to be entered into the drawings.
  • The documentation will be entered into your electronic health record at the Willcoxon Health Center.
  • Questions on uploading your documentation on Med+Proctor, please click on the Chat now button on the bottom right of your screen.
ELIGIBILITY
  • Employees must have received at least one dose of the vaccine by the close of business on the day prior to the drawing.
  • Employees, regardless of where they were vaccinated, must register through Med+Proctor and provide documentation of their vaccination.
  • Employees must be employed on the close of business on the day prior to the drawing.
  • Employees awarded a weekly prize are not eligible for additional weekly prizes.
  • Employees who have obtained an accommodation from HR regarding their vaccine status are eligible for entry and still must register through Med+Proctor to be entered into the drawings.
  • Student workers are not eligible for employee prizes.
  • Employees are not eligible for student prizes.
NOTES
  • Anyone who receives a prize, will be responsible for the taxes on the gift.
  • Prizes are not transferable.
  • Employees who accept a prize agree to allow their name and/or likeness to be used to publicly announce their prize status.
  • Incentive prizes are provided through federal stimulus funds.
Vaccine Incentive Winners week 2
Vaccine Incentive Winners week 1

Prize Winners


Week One – August 9

Student Winners

16” Apple MacBook Pro laptop – Brittney Flexer
VIP parking sticker for 1 academic year (fall/spring) – Trevor Elliott
$400 textbook scholarship – Mikayla Stotts
AirPods Pro – Kenneth Moua
Nintendo Switch 32GB – Kaila Winn
Chick-fil-A for a month ($125 gift card) – Sanjana Tatikonda
$100 bookstore gift card – Audrey Dieckhoff, Hadley Davis, Victoria Maturino, Rafe Darter and Dylann Beck

Faculty/Staff Winners

$250 Lion Bucks Infusion – Kyle Vann and Amber Carr

 

Week Two – August 16

Student Winners

$2,000 Lion Bucks Infusion – Jenna Grgurich
VIP parking sticker for 1 academic year (fall/spring) – Zachary Bergmann
$400 textbook scholarship – Caitlynn McCoy
AirPods Pro – Madison Nagel
Nintendo Switch 32GB – Darin Hays
Chick-fil-A for a month ($125 gift card) – Kayley Ball
$100 bookstore gift card – Samuel Olawaiye, Leaira Kitchen, Kyra Profitt, Sarah Coberley AND Kortney Murray

Faculty/Staff Winners

$250 Lion Bucks Infusion – Whitney Hamm and Hallie Blackney

 

Week Three – August 23

Student Winners

Apple iPad Pro bundle – Kayla Griffin
$400 textbook scholarship – Mohnish Govardhan
AirPods Pro – Ryan Barnes
Nintendo Switch 32GB – Brayden Wilson
Chick-fil-A for a month ($125 gift card) – Jarrett Jackola
$100 bookstore gift card – Micker Smith, Geniqua Roberts, Cameron Walton, Amil Dudhia, Hallie Turner and Shelby Jones

Faculty/Staff Winners

$250 Lion Bucks Infusion – Amy Wagoner and Kandee Behnke

 

Week Four – August 30

Student Winners

16” Apple MacBook Pro laptop – Matthew Miller
VIP parking sticker for 1 academic year (fall/spring) – Kelsea Tyson and Laney Couk
$400 textbook scholarship – Monique Cantone
AirPods Pro – Avory Seumanutafa
Nintendo Switch 32GB – Elizabeth Roman
Chick-fil-A for a month ($125 gift card) –  Josue Martinez
$100 bookstore gift card – Kennedy Ladd, Baylee Harding, Bailey McBride-Lee and Schuyler Winn

Faculty/Staff Winners

$250 Lion Bucks Infusion – Shakira Gammill and Ayla Schmick