(descriptions below)
Deadline Must complete to… Contact
AlcoholEdu, Part 2 * Select second semester classes. Katie Barlow, Healthy Colby Co-Coordinator, Counseling Services
2 Sexual Violence Prevention Training Sessions **;
schedule TBA
* Select second semester classes. Emily Schusterbauer, Director of Gender and Sexual Diversity, Pugh Center
Healthy Colby First-Year Experience (4 Elements) **;
2020-21 Schedule
* Select third semester classes. Katie Barlow and Meg Hatch, Healthy Colby Co-Coordinators


SECOND-YEAR REQUIREMENT Deadline Must complete to… Contact
1 Bystander Intervention Training Session;
schedule TBA
* Select fourth semester classes. Emily Schusterbauer


* Transfer students must complete AlcoholEdu and Sexual Violence Prevention Training in the semester they arrive on campus and must complete four Wellness Seminars before they can select courses for their third semester at Colby. Students who have taken AlcoholEdu at a previous institution may submit that information to Katie Barlow for verification. No other online program (My Student Body, etc.) may substitute for AlcoholEdu.

** Mid-year entrants, including first-years who spent their first semester in France or Spain, must complete AlcoholEdu Part 1 by August 23, 2020; and must complete Part 2 by * to select second semester courses. Sexual Violence Prevention Training and Healthy Colby First-Year Experience (4 Elements) must be completed by *.

AlcoholEdu for College: available August 4th

A 2-part, web-based alcohol prevention program used at more than 400 colleges and universities nationwide, AlcoholEdu for College incorporates proven prevention strategies with essential, science-based alcohol education to educate students about the impact of alcohol on the mind and body. Whether or not you drink, AlcoholEdu for College will empower you to make well-informed decisions about alcohol and help you better cope with the drinking behavior of peers.

Sexual Violence Prevention Training: two sessions required; dates to be announced

Each 60-minute session is discussion-based, and led by a team of trained sexual violence prevention peer educators. The first session provides a comprehensive understanding of Colby’s sexual violence policies and procedures. The second introduces the skills necessary to safely intervene before an incident escalates and to effectively support a friend who has experienced sexual violence.

Healthy Colby First-Year Experience: Four Elements (2020-21 Schedule)

To complete the Healthy Colby First-Year Experience, you must attend in-person/video meetings with your assigned cohort and complete all self-directed work. Your group facilitators will record your participation and report completion to the Registrar’s Office. If your Distribution Checklist has not been properly credited, please contact your faculty or staff facilitator or Valerie Sirois, Associate Registrar within one week of the event.