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AlcoholEdu at Stanford

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AlcoholEdu is a research-based, student friendly, online alcohol education program designed to assist students in making healthy decisions regarding alcohol use in college.

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Program Details

The program takes about 2 hours to complete and includes information on:

  • Overview of Key Definitions
  • Myths and Misperceptions
  • Alcohol and Motivation
  • Standard Drink
  • Blood Alcohol Concentration
  • Key Strategies for Drinkers
  • Key Strategies for Non-Drinkers
  • Bystander Intervention Skills
  • Academic Brain Science
  • Media Literacy and Expectations
  • Alcohol and the Law
  • College, Drinking and Stress
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Dear Member of the Class of 2026 and Transfer Students

AlcoholEdu Letter 2022

In September when you arrive for New Student Orientation, you will finally begin to experience all the things that inspired you to choose Stanford. Being away at college as an adult will give you the freedom to explore new experiences, and you will need to make choices to ensure your health, safety and well-being here on the Farm.

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Parts 1 & 2 Details

  • Part 1 of the course takes approximately 2 hours to complete, and you are welcome to take it in multiple sittings. This part ends after the Exam and Survey 2. You must earn a grade of 80% or higher to pass and receive credit for the course. The deadline for finishing Part 1 of the course is September 19, 2022.
  • About 2-3 weeks into the Fall quarter at Stanford, you will receive an email asking you to complete Part 2 . Part 2 will take about 15 minutes to complete. The deadline to complete Part 2 is December 6, 2022.

Based on students' responses to a confidential questionnaire at the beginning of the program, AlcoholEdu provides personalized information based on gender and drinking behavior. AlcoholEdu is relevant to students who drink and those who abstain from alcohol as well.

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If You Experience Trouble with AlcoholEdu

Should you receive the message "Service Unavailable" while trying to navigate through the course, please try the troubleshooting steps we've listed below:

1. Try an alternate browser. Chrome or Firefox is preferred over Internet Explorer or other web browsers.

2. Refresh the screen 2 to 3 times from within the course. 

3. Close all browser windows, and try logging into the course again. 

If you experience other technical difficulties, the AlcoholEdu Online Technical Support Center is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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For support, click the "Help" button in the upper-right corner of any active window in AlcoholEdu for College or call 866.384.9062.