The Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD) Education Program is a multidimensional resource for undergraduate students. The AOD office focuses on educating, supporting, & meeting students where they are at using a realistic, harm-reduction approach. The AOD office is available to provide trainings for individuals, student organizations, or faculty and staff interested in learning more about AOD. 

The AOD education program supports undergraduate students with their relationship with alcohol and other drugs by:

  • Educating students using a harm-reduction model and trauma informed practices
  • Working with students to address substance use patterns and create safer drinking or substance use strategies
  • Implementing and evaluating harm reduction programming on campus, including using evidence based programming

In order to best serve the campus community, we collaborate with students and staff across the institution to create a comprehensive substance abuse harm reduction programming focused on the health and safety of University of Rochester community. Our services and resources include: