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Alcohol and Other Drug Prevention and Educational Services

Alcohol and Drug Prevention and Educational Services

The University of Northern Iowa adheres to the laws of the state of Iowa, and strives to create an environment that supports healthy decisions and lifestyles. While the use of illegal drugs is prohibited, the University acknowledges and respects the rights of individuals to use alcohol in a legal and responsible manner, just as it acknowledges and respects the rights of individuals who choose not to use alcohol. Although the moderate consumption of alcohol may be an acceptable part of certain social activities, alcohol and drug abuse interferes with the ability of the University to achieve its mission and can adversely affect individuals, the university, and the larger community. For more information on UNI's alcohol policy, visit: https://policies.uni.edu/1318. 

Student Wellness Services provides alcohol and other drug (AOD) preventative and educational services on campus. Services include:

  • Educational presentations and prevention programming for students

  • Collaboration with Public Safety, Department of Residence staff, UNI Athletics and other on-campus departments to provide AOD training/programming 

  • Consultation and referral services for students

  • Screening and brief intervention for alcohol and marijuana (BASICS and eMarijuana CheckupToGo individual sessions)

For more information, contact Shawna Haislet, Health Promotion Coordinator at shawna.haislet@uni.edu or call (319) 273-6119.