Vaccination Opportunity and Incentive Program

GC Vaccination Incentive Program

Vaccination Opportunity and Incentive Program

Funded through the federal government Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund

On-Campus Vaccination Clinic and Other Locations  

On-Campus Vaccination Clinic: September 15, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Seibel Wing, Galveston College, 4015 Avenue Q, Galveston, TX 77550 . If you would like the COVID-19 vaccination or a booster, please contact Joyce Landry at

Galveston County Health District: Click here to schedule a COVID-19 vaccine or booster appointment. 

To find other upcoming vaccine opportunities near you, visit


Employee Vaccination Incentive Opportunity 

To further encourage vaccinations among faculty and staff, the college will provide employees a one-time incentive of $300.  This incentive opportunity will take place through November 1, 2021, and will be payable as part of the November payroll. 

This opportunity is open to both full-time and part-time Galveston College employees. You must be a Galveston College employee as of August 30, 2021, to participate. To participate, faculty and staff members must have received their full COVID-19 vaccinations by October 31, 2021, with a completed certification form submitted to Human Resources on or before noon Monday, November 1, 2021. Work-study students are not eligible but rather should apply using the Student/Work-Study Vaccination Incentive Program.  

How to Apply
Once you are fully vaccinated, please complete the vaccination certification form. A link to the form is listed below. The deadline to apply is on or before noon on Monday, November 1, 2021.* 

Complete the online form 



Student/Work-Study Student Vaccination Incentive Program 

Open to both credit and continuing education students; open to all full- or part-time students. Must be enrolled at Galveston College for the fall 2021 semester. Student must receive the full COVID-19 vaccination by Monday, November 1, 2021, to participate.  

Students must receive at least two COVID-19 vaccinations and submit the application and proof of vaccinations on or before noon on Monday, November 1, 2021.

Prize Details
Students participating will receive one $200 gift certificate to the Galveston College Bookstore.   

The gift certificate can be used to purchase items in the bookstore up to, but not to exceed $200. Students will need to pay any amounts over $200. 

The gift certificate is a one-time use only gift certificate. 

Students who are unable to spend the entire $200 will forfeit any remaining balance. 

All unused gift certificates expire at the close of business on Tuesday, February 15, 2022.  

How to Participate 

To participate, students must present a copy of their Galveston College student ID, a copy of their class schedule and a copy of their Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued COVID-19 vaccination card demonstrating they have completed the vaccination regimen at the Counseling and Advising Center. Once all of the information is received, students will be given a physical gift certificate to present to the Galveston College Bookstore. Gift certificates are to be used one time each in the bookstore. It’s that easy!!!*

*Participation in the COVID-19 vaccination incentive program is strictly voluntary.  In accordance with Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF) guidelines, individuals holding senior or executive leadership positions at Galveston College are not eligible to participate in the employee COVID-19 vaccine incentive program.