Illinois State University chooses to provide prevention courses like Alcohol Wise, because we value our students and want you to have the tools to make healthier decisions around the issue of alcohol use. The misuse of alcohol has been proven to negatively affect academic success and the overall well-being of college aged individuals. The Alcohol Wise course contains information discussing what moderate alcohol use looks like, how to avoid binge drinking and the consequences associated, and also addresses how to better able recognize individuals who are in distress. The course also includes pertinent information about how to be an active bystander and about the students' role in being a responsible member of the Illinois State University community. Whether you choose to drink alcohol or not, there is very valuable information and resources in Alcohol Wise.
At Illinois State University, we know you and others are making a significant investment in your education and your future as a professional. We strive to create a caring community that respects and supports one another and are so pleased you chose to be a Redbird.
The Alcohol Wise course will be available August 1 for students enrolled in the fall semester and should be completed no later than August 30.
Students entering ISU in spring semester, Alcohol Wise will be available January 7th and should be completed no later than January 30.
Entering students need to check their campus email account found at My.IllinoisState.edu for the instructions to complete the Alcohol Wise course.