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LU Lottery

Upload your COVID-19 booster information to win

LU Lottery is back! All Loyola students, faculty, and staff are now required to upload their COVID-19 vaccine booster information to Loyola Health by Monday, February 21. Over the next few weeks, we are offering a few exciting prizes to students who have already uploaded their vaccine cards. The sooner you submit your booster information, the better your chances to win!

Beginning Monday, January 31, names will be drawn weekly through a randomized process from those students who have uploaded COVID-19 booster information via Loyola Health. All Loyola undergrad, graduate, and Arrupe College students are eligible to win. Prizes include:

  • Chicago Bulls game tickets (50 winners)
  • $200 e-gift cards (20 winners)
  • $2,500 scholarship (one winner)

Getting the COVID-19 vaccine is an important step toward caring for ourselves, each other, and the broader community. Join us in helping to keep our community safe and celebrating with these fun incentives.

Uploading your booster is quick, easy, and secure through Loyola Health.

Eligibility

Students are eligible to receive an incentive if they are enrolled for the spring 2022 semester (full-time or part-timeand have submitted documentation of receiving a COVID-19 vaccine booster shot. An individual student is only eligible to receive an incentive once in this process. 

Possible tax implications

Tax implications may vary based on the different incentives that are being offered as part of this campaign. Incentives may be taxable.  

For any winner who is an active student employee, the value of the incentive will be added as imputed income and any applicable income taxes withheld from their next paycheck. This does not affect a student’s financial aid award.  

Regardless of whether or not a winner is a student employee at the University, records will be kept of all individuals who receive an incentive so we can appropriately track for IRS reporting guidelines. 

Students who are selected to receive certain incentives will be asked to complete an Electronic W-9/W-8 Submission to ensure they can claim their prizeStudents will not be able to claim their prizes until a properly completed Form W-9 has been submitted.

Nonresident Alien Recipients (Students present on a visa) 
For international students receiving an incentive award, additional steps will need to be taken to ensure proper tax compliance. Please follow the guidelines on Loyola's website for more information: LUC.edu/finance/nracompliance.

Upload your COVID-19 booster information to win

LU Lottery is back! All Loyola students, faculty, and staff are now required to upload their COVID-19 vaccine booster information to Loyola Health by Monday, February 21. Over the next few weeks, we are offering a few exciting prizes to students who have already uploaded their vaccine cards. The sooner you submit your booster information, the better your chances to win!

Beginning Monday, January 31, names will be drawn weekly through a randomized process from those students who have uploaded COVID-19 booster information via Loyola Health. All Loyola undergrad, graduate, and Arrupe College students are eligible to win. Prizes include:

  • Chicago Bulls game tickets (50 winners)
  • $200 e-gift cards (20 winners)
  • $2,500 scholarship (one winner)

Getting the COVID-19 vaccine is an important step toward caring for ourselves, each other, and the broader community. Join us in helping to keep our community safe and celebrating with these fun incentives.

Uploading your booster is quick, easy, and secure through Loyola Health.

Eligibility

Students are eligible to receive an incentive if they are enrolled for the spring 2022 semester (full-time or part-timeand have submitted documentation of receiving a COVID-19 vaccine booster shot. An individual student is only eligible to receive an incentive once in this process. 

Possible tax implications

Tax implications may vary based on the different incentives that are being offered as part of this campaign. Incentives may be taxable.  

For any winner who is an active student employee, the value of the incentive will be added as imputed income and any applicable income taxes withheld from their next paycheck. This does not affect a student’s financial aid award.  

Regardless of whether or not a winner is a student employee at the University, records will be kept of all individuals who receive an incentive so we can appropriately track for IRS reporting guidelines. 

Students who are selected to receive certain incentives will be asked to complete an Electronic W-9/W-8 Submission to ensure they can claim their prizeStudents will not be able to claim their prizes until a properly completed Form W-9 has been submitted.

Nonresident Alien Recipients (Students present on a visa) 
For international students receiving an incentive award, additional steps will need to be taken to ensure proper tax compliance. Please follow the guidelines on Loyola's website for more information: LUC.edu/finance/nracompliance.