Because We CARECampus Alcohol Risk Education
High-risk alcohol use among students on college campuses remains a cause for concern. As such, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln is committed to an environmental management approach that integrates programs, policies and education for students.
No matter your role, you can help. Faculty, staff, parents and peers can influence alcohol use. We encourage you to take advantage of the following resources. If you choose to develop your own resources, please use our alcohol messaging guidelines to help create your content.
- Know the Norms — Social norms messages based on facts about students at Nebraska
- The Husker Playbook — Game day related alcohol messaging
- 9 Laws You Should Know — Relevant laws students should know and potential violation consequences
- Make the Call - No MIP — Information and resources about Nebraska's Good Samaritan Law that encourages minors to call 911 when they suspect an alcohol overdose without fear of receiving an MIP (minor in possession)
- FailSafe — A guide for student leaders to help student organization members successfully manage their risk-taking when using alcohol.
- Planning a Party — Tips for students planning parties in neighborhoods
- Power of Parenting — Conversation tips for parents to talk about alcohol with students
- The Truth About College Parties — Real Nebraska students talk about what parties are like
Research shows the critical influence parents can play in a student's successful transition to college life. Having conversations about alcohol promotes an honest and open relationship, but leading those conversations can be daunting for parents. The Power of Parenting website provides communication tips and information about the social culture on the Nebraska campus to best equip parents to talk to students.