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Alcohol & Drug Programs

Alcohol & Drug Program (Students)

Provides education & training to students about alcohol & drug health. Some trainings are mandated for students (such as Gaucho FYI, greek community, and the online AlcoholEDU programs), others are provided to students who are in a high risk population, and other workshops are for a general audience). Programs such as: Greek Workshops, Intercollegiate Athletics, Recreation Center, FSSP, First year student, transfer students, Res Hall staff). 

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Life of the Party (Students)

Student Org & department dedicated to educating students about safe practices for alcohol use- harm reduction model. Provides alternative to drinking events, contributes to large scale alternative events during Halloween & Deltopia.
Hydration Stations: Provides water & snack on Friday/Saturday evenings to reduce the impact of alcohol use on the weekends in Isla Vista.

UCIV (Students)

Provides hydration stations, Associated Student volunteers to be in the community during large events such as Halloween & Deltopia to help reduce negative outcomes related to alcohol use and student celebrations.


First Fridays (Students, Faculty & Staff)

Isla Vista First Friday of the month community events that are alternative to drinking events.

Health & Wellness IV Outreach (Students)

Hydration stations: Provides water & snack on Friday/Saturday evenings 2x/quarter to reduce the impact of alcohol use on the weekends in Isla Vista

Recreation Department: Hallowheels (Students, Faculty & Staff)

Event during Halloween weekend to offer alternative to drinking
Contact: Brenda Lear brenda.lear@recreation.ucsb.edu