AlcoholEdu® Student Instructions

Whether you decide to drink during college or not, the AlcoholEdu course is worth your time.

The online course will empower you to make well-informed decisions about alcohol, prepare you to respond to risky drinking situations, and help you reach your personal and academic goals.

AlcoholEdu for College® is not a “just say no” program. It is a highly personalized and interactive course designed to help students and communities stay safe and have the skills for handling dangerous drinking situations.

All first-year students are required to complete the course before moving on campus with a passing score of 70%. Transfer students are excluded from this requirement.

  • Part 1
    • Length: Approx. 1.5-2.5 hours
    • Deadline: Must be completed before you arrive on campus
    • Passing Score: Must get a 70% or higher on the Final Exam
  • Part 2
    • Length: Approx. 15 min
    • Deadline: October 31, 2017
    • Passing Score: N/A

AlcEdu Timeline


You will need internet access and audio capabilities. A BU login and Kerberos password is required to log into the AlcoholEdu portal.

AlcEdu Screenshot_v1Log into AlcoholEdu! Available after August 1, 2017
Sign in with your BU login and Kerberos password and follow the proceeding prompts.

Take Your Time

You don’t need to complete the course all at once. Each section of the course ends with a “Next” button. Be sure to click this button before you close the browser or you may have to repeat that section of the course again the next time you log in.

It’s Confidential

The course includes surveys to help personalize your experience and measure students’ alcohol-related attitudes and behaviors. All survey responses are confidential; BU only receives information about the student body as a whole and will never see individual students’ answers.

Technical Problems? Get Help 24/7

These resources are available to you 24 hours a day, 7 days per week.

  • Click on the gear icon located next to your name to find the “Help” option
  • Call an AlcoholEdu representative for assistance, toll-free, at (866) 384-9062
  • Read the AlcoholEdu Student Troubleshooting Guide

A Note about Part 2: You will receive an email letting you know when it is time to log back into the course to complete Part 2 of AlcoholEdu for College®