Health Promotion and Alcohol & Other Drug Services
The mission of Health Promotion and Alcohol & Other Drug (HPAOD) Services seeks to enhance student academic success and foster a healthy collegiate environment by providing programs and services that promote wellness, reduce harm, and support responsible decision making practices.
Health Promotion and Alcohol & Other Drug Services' vision is "Striving for a healthy collegiate environment that supports students' success."
Our team of dedicated personnel includes the director, alcohol & other drug graduate assistant, health promotion graduate assistant, Kutztown living graduate assistant, healthy campus 2020 intern, graduate student HPAOD coordinator, three undergraduate student coordinators, and four BACCHUS health educators. In addition, the KU Health Ambassadors works closely with the HPAOD Services in peer-to-peer outreach to campus and surrounding communities where students reside.
We added NEW training opportunities for students. Students can build their co-curricular experiences with programs such as the The BACCHUS Network™ Peer Certification Program and Step UP! a bystander awareness program.
Through programs and campus events HPAOD Services provides an interactive and cultivating experiences where students can raise their awareness of health and wellness through opportunities, programs, services, and events.
AlcoholEdu for College and Haven is provided as a continued CONNECTIONS experience for first-year undergraduate and first-year transfer undergraduate students
Kutztown University requires that all incoming, first time students complete AlcoholEdu for College and Haven as part of their continued CONNECTION experience. These on-line, interactive programs are aimed at educating students on alcohol and sexual assault prevention. Incoming 2016/2017 students will learn more about AlcoholEDU and Haven during their summer CONNECTION experience. Information on how to access these courses will be provided to students in the month of August 2016 through KU email.