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FACULTY/STAFF > DEPARTMENTS & OFFICES > STUDENT LIFE > COUNSELING CENTER > DRUG AND ALCOHOL RESOURCES > ALCOHOL AND DRUG CLASSES
Alcohol and Drug Classes

Pre-registration Information for All Classes
Students will receive notice of their required sanctions through the Student Community Standards Office.

Registration Policy for All Classes as of August 2015
All students who are sanctioned to complete an Alcohol 101 or Drug 101 class must submit a request to attend a class at least 48 hours in advance by emailing Beth Lucas at counseling@rmu.edu or by calling 412-397-5900, in order to be registered. If the class is on a Monday, the student should contact Beth by the previous Thursday to schedule for the class. Space is limited.
 If a student cannot make any of the classes listed below, they may be referred to Greenbriar Treatment Center to request a class with them. The location of each class will be determined at a later date and emailed to students separately.

Alcohol 102 will continue to be an individual meeting in the Counseling Center, and students must also request an individual meeting by emailing Beth Lucas at counseling@rmu.edu or by calling 412-397-5900. Please note: there may be a wait time of up to 2-3 weeks for an individual meeting. Students are responsible for scheduling their meeting well enough in advance so that it is completed before their sanction due date.

Alcohol 101
Alcohol 101 is a university course offered by the Counseling Center designed to educate participants about the effects and consequences that result from alcohol use and abuse.  The class is designed to prepare students to make informed decisions regarding their personal alcohol use to avoid the negative consequences associated with alcohol misuse.  Students are also introduced to the resources that are available on-campus and in the community.  Through discussions and interactive activities, students develop a deeper understanding about their personal choices regarding alcoholic beverages. Please contact Beth Lucas at counseling@rmu.edu or by calling (412) 397-5900 to register for your Alcohol 101 class.

Alcohol 102
Alcohol 102 is a one-on-one, introspective meeting with a Counseling Center therapist to discuss personal alcohol usage.  The meeting is designed for students who receive a second alcohol violation and have attended Alcohol 101 in the past.  During the meeting, the student and staff member will discuss such topics as decision making, the student's values, and future goals.  Each student sanctioned to Alcohol 102 will also write a two-page paper chronicling their past decision-making with their future goals, which must be turned in two days prior to their sanction deadline. A prompt for this paper will be provided to each student upon course completion. 

Please note: there may be a wait time for an individual meeting of up to 2-3 weeks. Students are responsible for scheduling their meeting well enough in advance so that it is completed before their sanction deadline.  Individual appointments for Alcohol 102 can be made by contacting Beth Lucas at counseling@rmu.edu or by calling (412) 397-5900.  

Drug 101
Drug 101 is a university course offered by the Counseling Center designed to educate participants about the effects and consequences that result from drug use and abuse. Each student sanctioned to Drug 101 will also write a two-page paper chronicling their past decision-making with their future goals, which must be turned in two days prior to their sanction deadline. A prompt for this paper will be provided to each student upon course completion. Students are responsible for scheduling their class well enough in advance so that it is completed before their sanction deadline. Please contact Beth Lucas at counseling@rmu.edu or by calling (412) 397-5900 to register for your Drug 101 class.


Dates for Alcohol 101 and Drug 101 Classes - Spring 2018
 
                    Alcohol 101

Thursday, January 25 - 3:00-4:00 PM
Friday, January 26 - 9:00-10:00 AM
Wednesday, February 21 - 3:00-4:00 PM
Thursday, February 22 - 9:00-10:00 AM
Thursday, March 22 - 3:00-4:00 PM
Friday, March 23 - 9:00-10:00 AM
Wednesday, April 18 - 3:00-4:00 PM
Thursday, April 19 - 9:00-10:00 AM

                     Drug 101

Thursday, January 25 - 4:00-5:00 PM
Friday, January 26 - 10:00-11:00 AM
Wednesday, February 21 - 4:00-5:00 PM
Thursday, February 22 - 10:00-11:00 AM
Thursday, March 22 - 4:00-5:00 PM
Friday, March 23 - 10:00-11:00 AM
Wednesday, April 18 - 4:00-5:00 PM
Thursday, April 19 - 10:00-11:00 AM


Location for Classes
All classes listed above will be held in the Counseling Center, unless otherwise specified*.  The Counseling Center is located off of the Nicholson Lawn, near the front entrance to Nicholson Center, in the lower level of the adjacent Patrick Henry building**.  If walking from Campus Drive, through the lawn towards the front entrance of Nicholson, our office is located off to the left of the large brick planter that sits outside Nicholson's main entrance.  See map below.
 
* If the location of a particular class changes, you will be notified via email at least one day prior to the class.
**Note that there is no access to the Counseling Center from the upper levels of Patrick Henry. 

Please note that class dates/times and locations are subject to change without notice. Unless you are already registered for a class, please double check the schedule before requesting to register.