As part of our commitment to student’s well-being, Rice University has partnered with EVERFI to launch the AlcoholEdu® for College, an online alcohol education program designed for all students, including non-drinkers, light to moderate drinkers, and frequent heavy drinkers, to receive relevant content, confidential personalized feedback and practical strategies that are appropriate for the needs of students. It is a 2.5-hour educational online course includes information on

  • Overview of Key Definitions
  • Myths and Misperceptions
  • Alcohol and Motivation
  • Standard Drink
  • Blood Alcohol Concentration
  • Key Strategies for Drinkers
  • Key Strategies for Non-Drinkers
  • Bystander Intervention Skills
  • Academic Brain Science
  • Media Literacy and Expectations
  • Alcohol and the Law
  • College, Drinking and Stress

For New Incoming Undergraduate Students:

By mid-July, you should have received an email from the Student Wellbeing Office about the AlcoholEdu® for college. Please refer to the email with the log-in information and complete Part 1 of the course by mid August. Part 1 will take approximately 2 hours to complete and you can take it in multiple sittings. About 30-45 days after completion of Part 1, you will receive an email about Part 2 of the course. Part 2 will take about 15 minutes to complete. The deadline to complete Part 2 is in mid September.

Other Important Information:

  • You will need Internet access and audio capabilities.
  • To avoid technical issues, please use any major web browser (e.g., Firefox, Internet Explorer, Google Chrome) released within the previous two years.
  • You may take the course in multiple sittings.
  • The course may include surveys to help personalize your experience and measure participants’ attitudes and behaviors. All survey responses are confidential; the school will only receive information about the participant group as a whole and will never see individual answers.

If you have login problems, please contact our Help Desk at 713-348-HELP or submit a helpdesk ticket at

Should you experience problems once you logged in, technical support is available 24/7 and can be accessed from the “Help” link within the course or by visiting

For other questions, please contact the Student Wellbeing Office by phone at 713-348-3311 or email at


For other Undergraduate and Graduate Students:

If you are interested to complete the course, please contact the Student Wellbeing Office by phone at 713-348-3311 or email at