Ideas for Chief Student Affairs Officers to Support
- Honor student organizations
that promote healthy lifestyles with a letter of recognition, phone
call, E-mail, or sponsor a luncheon.
- Write an article
or letter to the editor of the student newspaper regarding the importance
of the week of awareness and year of action to decrease alcohol-related
problems on campus.
- Encourage staff
and faculty to participate in events of the week. Provide incentives
or flex time.
- Create a task force
to review policy and make suggestions toward developing a healthier
environment. Include community members and alumni on the committee.
- Meet with Academic
Administrators and ask for help, ideas and support for the NCAAW on
your campus. Encourage curriculum infusion of alcohol-related issues
into each discipline during the week.
- Provide money for
mini-grants for student organizations to sponsor alcohol-free events.
- Ask Parking Services
to include a "Don't drink and drive" or "Wear your seat belt" messages
to the parking passes issued by the institution.
- Initiate a student
leader town meeting on the issues of alcohol abuse on your campus. Ask
leaders from Peer Education, Greek Community, Academic Honors Groups,
and Athletic Teams to participate.
- Meet with students
who have been in the judicial system for alcohol-related problems. Ask
for their input and suggestions.
- Meet with local
bar owners to discuss policies and mutual safety issues surrounding