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COVID-19 Vaccine Policy Compliance Incentives: Priority Enrollment and Prizes

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August 18, 2021

Earlybird COVID-19 Vaccine Policy Compliance Incentive - August 27

Upload your COVID-19 vaccine record or submit your exception or deferral request by August 27* and be eligible for a drawing to receive one of the following prizes:

  • Priority enrollment for Winter 2022 and Spring 2022: 50 undergraduate students will be selected to receive priority enrollment. See the full announcement on this webpage
  • Five $50 gift cards to the Hill courtesy of Barnes & Noble.

If you have previously uploaded your COVID-19 vaccine record or your exception, or deferral request, then you are already entered into the drawing and there is nothing more you need to do. Remember, the policy deadline to upload is September 6, but to be eligible for the drawing you must upload by 5 p.m. PST on August 27.

How to upload your COVID-19 vaccination record

If you have already received your COVID-19 vaccine, or once you receive it, please upload your vaccination record by visiting the UCI Student Health Center Patient Portal.Step-by-step instructions for uploading your vaccination record are available. Additionally, please view this short video tutorial that walks you through the upload process.

If you need assistance or you are having trouble uploading your COVID-19 vaccine record, Contact Tracing and Vaccine Navigation Services (CTVNS) is available to help and can be reached at contacttracing@uci.edu or at 949.824.2300.

To request a medical exemption, religious objection, disability exception, or deferral during pregnancy, please visit this Student Health Center webpage. This page includes step-by-step directions on how to submit your request.

For questions or if you need assistance with finding a COVID-19 vaccine location near you, please call CTVNS at contacttracing@uci.edu or at 949.824.2300.

Thank you for doing your part to keep the campus community safe!

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