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About AlcoholEdu

What is AlcoholEdu for College?

AlcoholEdu for College offers a confidential, personalized experience for each student. The course includes:

  • 5 modules of alcohol-related content
  • Personalized feedback
  • Interactive exercises

Why AlcoholEdu for College?

Over 2 million students from over 500 institutions in the US have completed AlcoholEdu for College. Fitchburg State University has a commitment to being proactive in the prevention and education efforts regarding the health and safety of our students. National results show that the program is effective in preparing students to be better equipped decision makers; we are pleased to provide you with some of the most recent outcomes of this program.

The following data points are taken from the 2008 first year student pre-matriculation of AlcoholEdu for College and are based on self-reported data from a sample of 48,976 first year students.

Students reported that AlcoholEdu for College prepared them to:

  • Identify when someone has consumed too much alcohol: 86%
  • Prevent an alcohol overdose: 89%
  • Identify the signs of alcohol poisoning: 89%
  • Help someone who may have alcohol poisoning: 89%
  • Establish a plan ahead of time to make responsible decisions about drinking: 88%
  • Express concern to someone about his or her alcohol use: 86%
  • Intervene when a friend is drinking too much: 88%

Student reported that the course:

  • Stimulated them to tell their friends about something they learned: 69%
  • Stimulated them to reflect on their attitudes and behavior: 78%

72% of the students would recommend AlcoholEdu for College to other people.