The Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia (USG) is committed to providing a healthy environment on all campuses throughout the system. As part of a comprehensive health program designed to promote the safety, health, and well-being of our community, Georgia Tech requires all incoming undergraduate and transfer students to complete AlcoholEdu and Sexual Assault Prevention for Undergraduates and all incoming graduate students to complete Sexual Assault Prevention for Graduate Students.
AlcoholEdu is a two-part online educational course about alcohol and other drug safety. AlcoholEdu provides useful, research-based information to help students make healthy decisions and develop healthy lifestyle habits that will last a lifetime. After completing this course, students will be able to 1) have realistic expectations that influence behavior associated with alcohol 2) recognize and respond to an alcohol-related emergency 3) use low-risk drinking strategies 4) model safer decision-making 5) enjoy their college experience in a positive, responsible way and 6) know Georgia Tech policies, procedures, and campus resources.
Sexual Assault Prevention for Undergraduates and Sexual Assault Prevention for Graduate Students educates students about healthy relationships, the importance of consent, and the role of bystander intervention. Interactive exercises take students through real-world scenarios and encourage students to challenge sexist language and attitudes, provide guidance for supporting someone who has experienced harm, and promotes healthy relationships based on positive communication and respect—empowering students to create safe, healthy campus environments.