Warhawk Weekly 8-17: COVID-19 vaccine incentives; Warhawk Welcome Weeks

 

COVID-19 vaccination program offers rewards for students

Fall 2021 students who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 – or who plan to be soon – can receive $200 and be entered into random drawings for much larger prizes.

Warhawk Health Services will host a pair of vaccination clinics this week – Wednesday, from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. and Friday, from 11 a.m.-3 p.m., in Taylor Center 221-223. There is no charge to receive the two-shot Pfizer Bio-NTech vaccine, and no appointments are necessary.

Students who are fully vaccinated can provide proof of their vaccination status at each clinic to receive $200 and be entered into drawings for a $2,500 scholarship, multiple $1,000 scholarships, housing scholarships, iPads and other prizes.  

AUM has administered Pfizer-BioNTech vaccines to more than 4,000 students, employees and community members. AUM students and employees are required to wear face coverings (securely covering the mouth and nose) while in classrooms and other shared indoor spaces on campus, as well as while using university transportation.

Register for the Vaccination Incentive Program online.

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Enjoy Warhawk Welcome Weeks activities

Enjoy food giveaways, games and more during Warhawk Welcome Weeks.

The campus tradition offers students an opportunity to connect with one another and bond while also learning about student organizations and campus resources.

Don’t miss Arcade Night, beginning at 3 p.m. on The Quad (weather permitting).

Get the full schedule online.

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New Student Convocation set for Friday

First-year students will receive a proper welcome to campus during the New Student Convocation set for Friday.

Attendees are reminded to wear their AUM Orientation T-shirts and meet in the Taylor Center at 9 a.m. for the procession to the AUM Athletic Complex.

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AUM recognizes Summer 2021 Dean’s List students

Auburn University at Montgomery is pleased to recognize the 50 students who earned Dean’s List recognition for the Summer 2021 semester.

The Dean’s List includes full-time undergraduate students who have maintained a grade point average of 3.5 or above on a 4.0 scale for the entire semester.

Find the full list in the AUM Newsroom.

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COVID-19 dashboard available

In an effort to help students, faculty, staff and parents understand public health conditions relative to the campus community during the pandemic, AUM will continue to offer an online COVID-19 dashboard.

The dashboard will provide weekly updates on testing conducted by Warhawk Health Services, as well as test results from personal healthcare providers reported by students and employees to Student Affairs and Human Resources, respectively.

Learn more about the dashboard.

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Don’t forget! Register your vehicle for 2021-2022

Students, faculty and staff can now register their vehicles online through MyAUM/Webster. Your vehicle must be registered before picking up a parking decal with the AUM Police.

If you haven’t registered your vehicle online, you may bring your vehicle information (tag-license plate number, year, make, model, and color) with you so that AUM Police may register it during your visit.

Decal Registration and Pickup Information:

Below are the dates, times, and locations where students, faculty and staff may receive assistance with vehicle registration and pick up parking decals for the 2020-2021 academic year.

  • August 18 • 8 a.m.–6 p.m. • Taylor Center Room 222
  • August 19 • 8 a.m.–6 p.m. • Taylor Center Room 222

Starting on August 23, decals and hangtags can be picked up at the AUM Police office in Taylor Center 267.

Non-Resident Students: Payment is not required when you pick up your decal; the parking decal fee is charged to your student account. For questions about your student account, please contact the Student Accounts Office.

Resident Students: There will be no additional charge for residential parking permits. Resident Student parking permits are restricted to residential lots only and not in any of the general parking lots or the Wellness Center lot. If you wish to add a general parking pass that allows you to park on campus outside of Housing lots, you may register for the Housing/General permit. The additional fee will be charged to your student accounts.

  • Any student who purchases an AUM License Plate will received their General Parking Permit for free. The fees will be adjusted when the permit is picked up.          

Faculty/Staff General Permits: Parking for Faculty and Staff members who register for a General Parking permit are in white-lined parking spaces only.

Faculty/Staff Reserved Permits: Faculty/Staff reserved parking spaces (orange-lined spaces) are available for $75 per academic year. Faculty/Staff members who are re-registering an AUM License Plate will only pay a $5 administrative fee. Faculty / Staff members who register an AUM License plate for the first time will receive a reserved parking decal and hangtag at no charge. All fees will be adjusted when the parking permits are picked up.

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Participate in AUM’s Blood Drive

AUM has partnered with the American Red Cross to host a campus blood drive in September.

The drive will be held 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. September 21 in the Taylor Center, room 230. As part of the drive, there will be testing for COVID-19 antibodies from each pint of blood donated.

AUM community members can help others by making an appointment to participate in the upcoming blood drive. Appointments can be made at redcrossblood.org with the code AUM or using your zip code. You may also call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) to set an appointment.

Donors must bring your driver’s license or other form of ID. You can save 15 minutes off the process time by completing a Red Cross Rapid Pass before you come.

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Online mental health screening offered for students

Counseling & Health Promotion Services is offering free online mental health screening for students.

Mental health is a key part of our overall well-being. If you have a concern about your mental health, you can connect with a counselor in Counseling and Health Promotion Services or take a free, anonymous online mental health screening that will:

  • Assess the most common psychological problems college students experience
  • Help students perform their own mental health check-in
  • Offer immediate results on several areas of mental health including depression, anxiety, academic distress, eating concerns, frustration level, family stress, and alcohol use

Take your free Mental Health Screening online.

For questions or concerns about the results, contact Counseling and Health Promotion Services at 334-244-3469 or counselingcenter@aum.edu.

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Nominate outstanding faculty for the 2021 Faculty Service Award

Faculty members elevate our university and play an important role in helping our students succeed. Every year, the AUM Alumni Association’s Faculty Service Award honors outstanding faculty for their service to the university.

To be eligible for the honor, faculty members must have five or more years of full-time service at AUM. Nominations can be made by AUM faculty, staff, students, alumni and friends.

The honor will be awarded during the fall semester and the recipient will receive a $1,000 check from the AUM Alumni Association.

Nominations for the 2021 Faculty Service Award must be postmarked by September 3, 2021 and include a nomination letter. Nomination letters should be no more than two pages in length and should emphasize teaching excellence as well as a strong record of service to the university and community. A vita may be attached, if available.

Send nomination letters to: Awards Committee, Auburn Montgomery Alumni Association, P.O. Box 244023, Montgomery, AL 36124-4023, or email them to alumni@aum.edu.

Questions? Contact the AUM Alumni Association at 334-244-3369 or alumni@aum.edu.

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Get event updates from Curtiss

 Stay in-the-know about can’t-miss campus events via text message. Enroll in AUM365 and get the 4-1-1 from Curtiss The Warhawk himself. Text curti$$ to 334-398-6025 to receive reminders about upcoming happenings.

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Make a difference on the Alumni Board

Are you passionate about AUM? Do you want to make a difference? The AUM Alumni Association invites AUM graduates to apply for a position on the AUM Alumni Board of Directors.

As the advisory board to the Auburn University at Montgomery Alumni Association, the Alumni Board seeks candidates who are proven leaders, have demonstrated service to the AUM alumni family, are experienced in working in a collaborative environment, and are committed to serving as AUM ambassadors in their communities.

Board members must be an AUM graduate or have earned credit toward one of its degree programs.

The board meets three times per year on campus, and board members serve a term of two years. Board members are expected to be active members of the AUM Alumni Association. Nominations will close Friday, September 3, 2021.

If you have questions, please contact the AUM Alumni Association at 334-244-3369 or alumni@aum.edu.

Learn more: https://www.aum.edu/alumni-board/

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