COVID-19 Vaccination Requirements

Let’s Reach 100% to Keep Our Community Safe!

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All students, faculty, and employees studying or working at the College of Mount Saint Vincent must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and must upload proof of vaccination status.

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The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced that the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine has received full authorization. Vaccinations will be required for the College of Mount Saint Vincent community, with exemptions for medical reasons and sincerely held religious beliefs.

Employees were required to upload their vaccination records or approved medical or religious exemptions online prior to September 7, while students have until October 15, 2021. 

To upload your COVID-19 vaccination documentation, students and employees should coordinate on Self-Service. Instructions on how to upload can be found here.

COVID-19 Vaccination Incentives

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Protecting yourself, your loved ones, and the Mount community against COVID-19 is the greatest prize of all after the past year, but we plan to throw in a little something extra to reward those who have gotten their shot—and to encourage the entire College community to participate. From round-trip airfare to a new MacBook and full-tuition scholarships to free food, we’re excited to share some of the upcoming COVID-19 vaccine incentives* at the Mount.

Student Incentives

  • Free tuition for a year
  • Free room and board for a year
  • MacBook Air
  • Reserved parking space on campus
  • $500 loaded to My Dollars
  • $500 Visa gift card
  • First-round pick for the housing lottery
  • Priority building and room selection
  • Two Hamilton tickets
  • Two Mets or Yankees tickets
  • Dinner with President Burns
  • Free books for a year
  • Free summer class
  • Free winter class
  • Reserved parking space on campus for a year

Employee Incentives

  • Two round trip tickets to destination of choice within the United States
  • Free coffee for a year from Mag’s Kitchen and Hudson Heights
  • $500 loaded to My Dollars
  • MacBook Air
  • Two Hamilton tickets
  • Two Mets or Yankees tickets
  • Dinner with President Burns
  • Presidential parking space for a month
  • Reserved parking space on campus for a year

Congratulations to all our winners! Our October 15 employee winners are President Susan Burns, Carleen Conde, Douglas McNabb, and Kiana Bonner. 

Didn’t win yet? Don’t worry! Tune in for the final drawing on October 16. Good luck ‘Phin Fam…now let’s #VaxUpCMSV!

Proof of immunization is required for the incentivized prizes. Those who cannot receive the vaccine for medical reasons and sincerely held religious beliefs will also be included in the giveaway once their exemption has been approved. To submit an exemption, students may email and employees may email First-year students must complete our Immunization Form or may request an exemption if necessary. We encourage you to visit our COVID-19 Resources for more information on vaccination requirements.

The deadline for students to report that you have received the full course of vaccine doses (one or two, depending on the vaccine) is October 15, 2021.

Thank you for your continued commitment to our community’s health and safety!

*The value of all incentivized prizes may be taxable to the recipient.