Jones College offers students incentives to get vaccinated

ELLISVILLE – Any incoming or current Jones College student could get a tuition discount or free tuition, for getting vaccinated. Students should sign up for the COVID-19 vaccine before Jones College’s Vaccination Day by filling out this form: The free, COVID-19 vaccine will be administered on Friday, August 6, from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m. and again from 1 p.m. until 3 p.m. in the Health Clinic. South Central Regional Medical Center’s Wellness Works will be providing Jones College with the Johnson & Johnson and Moderna vaccines depending on availability.

“Getting vaccinated is one of the best ways to protect yourself and our Jones College community. We are urging everyone to speak to their healthcare provider about the vaccine and see if it is right for them. We are asking our students and staff to consider the vaccination, not just for the tuition incentives, but to also keep our campus community as healthy as possible,” said Director of Jones College Health Clinic Services, Vicki Hampton, MSN, BC-FNP.

Students can receive a $50 tuition credit with proof of vaccination to Student Affairs. Also, any student registered for the August 6, Vaccination Day, and those showing proof of vaccination, will automatically be entered into weekly drawings. A student will win a $470 tuition credit during the weekly drawings beginning on August 9, and on every Monday through August. On Thursday, September 9, one of the registered students showing proof of vaccination will win, $1,875 or one-semester full tuition.