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AlcoholEdu and Haven

What are AlcoholEdu and Haven?

AlcoholEdu is an online educational program all incoming University of Texas at Austin students must complete. Through interactive and personalized course content, the program teaches college students risk reduction in the areas of alcohol and drugs. There is also a companion module called Haven that addresses sexual assault and healthy relationship promotion.

Who needs to complete AlcoholEdu and Haven?

All incoming students (first year and transfer students) under the age of 21 as of August 1, 2017, need to complete AlcoholEdu. Even if a student has previously completed AlcoholEdu, Haven, or a similar program while enrolled in another institution, if that student is under 21, they must complete AlcoholEdu and Haven.

What is the process for signing up for AlcoholEdu and Haven?

Students will receive an email on August 1, 2017 with a link to the program website. You will then login with your UT EID and password. After registering, you may click here to access the program again by logging in to your account using your UT EID and password.

What is the process for completing AlcoholEdu and Haven?

Students are required to complete both the Part 1 and Part 2 modules of AlcoholEdu and Haven. Answers provided by students are confidential and responses are never linked to individual students. Part 1 will be available on August 1 and Part 2 will become available 45 days (approximately 6 weeks) after completion of Part 1. Part 1 may take up to 2 hours and Part 2 takes approximately may take 20 minutes to complete. You can save your work and come back to the program at a later time if necessary.

When do students need to complete AlcoholEdu and Haven?

Students starting in the fall 2017 semester will receive an email on August 1, 2017 letting them know that AlcoholEdu and Haven is available. Students need to complete Part 1 by August 29, 2017. Part 2 is to be completed by November 3rd.

What happens if a student does not complete AlcoholEdu and Haven?

Students who fail to complete either Part 1 or Part 2 of the AlcoholEdu or Haven program by the deadline will not be able to see their grades online for that semester.

If I have any questions about AlcoholEdu and Haven, who do I contact?

Please direct your questions to the Office of Health Promotion at University Health Services by phone at (512) 475-8252 or by email at

What if I'm having technical difficulties?

If you experience technical difficulty with the AlcoholEdu or Haven program, try the following:

  • Use an alternate browser.
  • Refresh the screen 2-3 times from within the course.
  • Close all browser windows, and try logging into the course again.

If you continue to experience technical difficulties, the AlcoholEdu Online Technical Support Center is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

For support, click the "Help" button in the upper-right corner of any active window in AlcoholEdu for College or call 1-866-384-9062. You do not need to be logged into the course to access the Help Site.

As a parent, how can I learn more about AlcoholEdu and Haven?

There is a page just for parents called AlcoholEdu for Parents where you can learn more about how to have constructive conversations about alcohol with your student. There is also a Haven for Parents Resource Page, which will explain the program and ways to engage your student in thoughtful conversations about healthy relationships.

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