Alcohol and Drug Prevention Resources
At The University of Scranton services and resources are provided for students directly and indirectly affected by alcohol and/or drug use. Students are encouraged to contact the Center for Health Education and Wellness (CHEW) if they need assistance in identifying or accessing resources. Please note that while the list below is comprehensive, additional resources do exist online and in the local and university community.
Center for Health Education and Wellness (570) 941-4253
University Counseling Center (570) 941-7620
University Police (emergency) (570) 941-7777
University Police (non emergency) (570) 941-7888
Residence Life (570) 941-6226
Student Health Services (570) 941-7667
University Ministries (570) 941-7419
Alternatives to Alcohol and Alcohol Education Efforts on Campus
Late Night at Scranton
The mission of Late Night at Scranton is to provide the University of Scranton's diverse student body with alternative opportunities to alcohol-related activities on campus during late night and weekend hours and to foster a sense of community by providing students with opportunities to develop as leaders in a socially responsible environment.
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Viewpoints: Information and Perspectives on Alcohol
One-hour session geared towards students who have been involved in minor alcohol policy violations.
- In the presence of underage possession/consumption of alcohol
- Underage use/possession of alcoholic beverages
- Possession of paraphernalia for fast/abusive consumption
- Possession of open containers or consumption of alcohol in public areas in on-campus residential living areas
Resilient Royals is a one-hour workshop that is mandatory for all first-year students that focuses on health and safety. The interactive workshop is designed to assist students in their transition to college and includes information on high-risk drinking, alcohol alternatives, University policies and Commonwealth laws, and on-campus resources.
Alcohol.Edu is a research-based, student friendly, online alcohol education program designed to assist students in making healthy decisions regarding alcohol use in college. The program takes about 2 hours to complete and includes information on:
- How expectations influence behavior
- Alcohol's effect on learning and memory
- Recognizing and responding to an alcohol-related emergency.
- Blood alcohol concentration and low risk drinking strategies links choices about drinking to academic and personal success.
Local Community Resources
Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) 1(800) 640-7545
Drug and Alcohol Treatment Services (DATS) (570) 961-1997
Narcotics Anonymous (NA) 1(800) 503-9456
Scranton Counseling Center (570) 348-6100