Alcohol Prevention Services
Late Night at Scranton
The mission of Late Night at Scranton is to provide the University of Scranton's diverse student body with alternative opportunities to alcohol-related activities on campus during late night and weekend hours and to foster a sense of community by providing students with opportunities to develop as leaders in a socially responsible environment.
Viewpoints: Information and Perspectives on Alcohol
- One-hour session geared toward students who have been involved in minor alcohol policy violations
- In the presence of underage possession/consumption of alcohol
- Underage use/possession or alcoholic beverages
- Possession of paraphernalia for fast/abusive consumption
- Possession of open containers or consumption of alcohol in public areas in on-campus residential living areas
Royal T.A.P.S: Teaching Alcohol Preparedness for Students
Royal T.A.P.S. is a one-hour workshop designed to assist in educating students about the alcohol culture at The University of Scranton. This interactive workshop will provide students with important information regarding alcohol use and abuse, University policies, and on-campus resources. All first year students are required to attend.
Managing Alcohol Incidents (MAI)
The Managing Alcohol Incidents committee consists of representatives from various offices on campus including the Dean of Students, Residence Life, Center for Health Education and Wellness, Public Safety, Counseling Department, and Student Conduct. The committee gathers and organizes information about alcohol use and associated adverse consequences at The University of Scranton and the surrounding community. The following four goals summarize this initiative:
1. Gather information on the extent of problems related to alcohol use.
2. Understand and describe environmental factors within the campus community that promote or discourage high-risk alcohol use
3. Organize information on alcohol-related problems to generate a prevention support network
4. Work to reduce alcohol-related problems by identifying possible issues that can stimulate prevention efforts
Alcohol.Edu is a research-based, student friendly, online alcohol education program designed to assist students in making healthy decisions regarding alcohol use in college. The program takes about 2 hours to complete and includes information on:
- How expectations influence behavior
- Alcohol's effect on learning and memory
- Recognizing and responding to an alcohol-related emergency
- Blood alcohol concentration and low-risk drinking strategies
- Links choices about drinking to academic and personal success