AlcoholEdu

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.

If you do not complete this requirement by January 11, 2019 you will receive a HOLD on your registration for next semester’s classes!

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.

First Year Undergraduate & Transfer Students

All first-year and transfer students must complete part 1 & 2 of both AlcoholEdu and Sexual Assault Prevention for Undergraduate Students.

To fulfill this mandatory training requirement:

  1. Undergraduate/Transfer sign in portal here. 
  2. Use your Georgia Tech email address to sign in (e.g., student@gatech.edu).
  3. Complete Part 1 of AlcoholEdu and Sexual Assault Prevention for Undergraduates by January 11, 2019.
  4. After 45 days, you will receive an invitation to complete Part 2 of AlcoholEdu and Sexual Assault Prevention for Undergraduates.
  5. Complete Part 2 of AlcoholEdu and Sexual Assault Prevention for Undergraduates by March 15, 2019.
  6. Failure to complete the requirement will result in a hold on your registration.

Frequently Asked Questions

Who is required to take these courses?
  • Incoming undergraduate and transfer students are required to take Part 1 and Part 2 of both AlcoholEdu and Sexual Assault Prevention for Undergraduates 
  • Incoming graduate students are required to take Part 1 of Sexual Assault Prevention for Graduate Students
What if I am an employee taking graduate courses at Georgia Tech?

You are still required to complete Sexual Assault Prevention for Graduate Students as you are considered an incoming graduate student.

What if I completed the course at a different institution?

You must complete the course again using your Georgia Tech credentials. The courses have Georgia Tech specific policy information and campus resources that you need to know.

How long do these courses take?

Part 1 of each course takes approximately 1.5 – 2 hours to complete.
Part 2 of each course takes approximately 30 minutes.

What if I am having technical difficulties with the course?

Technical support is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Click the “Help” link within the courses to access support. You can also view the Trouble Shooting Guide from EverFi here.

What happens if I have a registration hold?

You must complete the requirement to have your hold removed. Your hold will automatically remove with 1 business day after completing the requirement.

Who can I contact with questions and to get more information?

Please contact Health Initiatives at the following email address: onlinehealthprogram@gatech.edu

 

Additional Information

  • You will need Internet access and audio capabilities.
  • To avoid technical issues, please use any major web browser (e.g., Firefox, Internet Explorer, Google Chrome) released within the previous two years.
  • You may take the course in multiple sittings.
  • The course may include surveys to help personalize your experience and measure students’ attitudes and behaviors. All survey responses are confidential; Georgia Tech will only receive information about the student body as a whole and will never see individual students’ answers.
  • Technical support is available 24 hours a day and 7 days a week.  Please click the “Help” link within the courses to access technical support
  • Parent Handbook for Talking with College Students About Alcohol