Hudson County Community College Offers $100 Incentive for Students Vaccinated Against COVID-19

August 4, 2021

August 4, 2021, Jersey City, NJ – In an effort to ensure the health and safety of students, faculty, and staff, Hudson County Community College (HCCC) is offering financial rewards to students enrolled for the Fall 2021 semester who are vaccinated against COVID-19.

“As the Delta and Lambda variants of the coronavirus spread across the United States, the need to vaccinate becomes even more important,” said HCCC President Dr. Christopher Reber. “Approximately 90% of students, faculty and staff report they are fully vaccinated, or will be soon according to two recent surveys. We urge everyone to get vaccinated in order to protect themselves and others.”


Vaccine Incentive


Vaccinated HCCC students who are registered for Fall 2021 semester on-ground, remote, or online credit classes will receive $100. Students registered for non-credit Continuing Education or Workforce Development classes are also eligible to receive the incentive if they attend classes on campus.

HCCC students must submit proof of vaccination at in order to receive the $100 incentive. Once verified, those who are registered for direct deposit will receive the money in their bank account. Other students will receive a check in the mail.

Answers to frequently asked questions about the financial incentive as well as online, on-ground, and remote modes of classes are on the College’s web site at Additional questions may be emailed to the Return to Campus Task Force at returnFREEHUDSONCOUNTYCOMMUNITYCOLLEGE.