Information for Parents
Alcohol Safety in Our Community
Dangerous drinking by some students concerns every college campus in the country. Many students choose not to drink, but will still be exposed to the misuse of alcohol. Speaking to your student about alcohol makes a difference! Here is a simple guide on how:
Read more at The Foundation For Advancing Alcohol Responsibility.
As part of our comprehensive alcohol prevention program, Boston University has partnered with EverFi to bring your student AlcoholEdu for College® – an online alcohol abuse prevention course designed to help students make well-informed decisions about alcohol and reach their academic goals.
BU requires that every incoming first-year student complete the course before arriving on campus, with a passing score of 70%. All incoming students will receive an email with instructions for completing the course, including login information.
AlcoholEdu for Parents is available to you for additional resources and information on:
- Your Role in The Transition to College
- How to Talk to Your Student About Alcohol
- Warning Signs of a Problem with Alcohol
Check out more great tips on this topic from Student Health Services!