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.

University Resources

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.
Follow us @ufoslatenight on Instagram or visit our calendar of events  

Viewpoints: Information and Perspectives on Alcohol

One-hour session geared towards students who have been involved in minor alcohol policy violations.

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 
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
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. 


Additional Resources 

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


Web Resources
Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse & Alcoholism
Alcoholics Anonymous

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