AlcoholEdu For College

Westfield State University is one of hundreds of institutions nationwide asking every member of their first year class to complete AlcoholEdu – a non-opinionated, science-based course taken by hundreds of thousands of students each year. Whether or not you drink, AlcoholEdu empowers students to make well-informed decisions and provides some simple strategies to help keep you and your friends safe.

What is AlcoholEdu for College?

AlcoholEDU offers a confidential, personalized experience for each student.

The course includes:

  • Alcohol-related content featuring videos, blogs, IM chats, comics, and more
  • Helpful tools, like a Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) calculator and map of US laws
  • Safe partying strategies and tips for helping a friend

Why AlcoholEdu for College?

Surveys from more than 200,000 students who completed AlcoholEdu for College showed the impact of the program.

After taking the course:

  • 75% said AlcoholEdu provided them with helpful information and 66% said it helped them learn new facts about alcohol
  • 77% reported AlcoholEdu prepared them to identify the signs of alcohol poisoning
  • 64% said the information presented about BAC would help guide them in creating a plan for making safe and healthy decisions

*Data collected from incoming college freshmen the summer of 2008.