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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Alcohol & Drug Education

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Prevention Education

Alcohol-Wise is an evidence-based prevention course typically used for incoming first-year students to change student perceptions, reduce risk for freshmen, and impact campus culture.  Click on Alcohol-Wise for more information about this prevention effort.

Know the facts!

Some people may have exaggerated views about alcohol use and behaviors among college students.

The reality is --college students drink less than you think.

  • Of Mavericks who drink, 97% choose low risk behaviors when drinking alcohol
  • 63% of Mavericks have 5 or fewer drinks when they party.
  • Less than 1% of Mavericks drink alcohol daily.


Facts about Alcohol Poisoning

Off Campus Chemical Health Resources

Alcoholics Anonymous

Tools to Reduce Underage Drinking (Parent Resource)

Narcotics Anonymous

Parents Can Help!

High Risk Drinking - What do I need to know?

FAQs on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism

What are the symptoms of an alcohol use disorder?

Health Consequences of Excess Drinking

Dangers to Your Health: Alcohol Abuse

DEA Moves to Emergency Control Synthetic Marijuana

FDA Update on Caffeinated Alcoholic Beverages



Sanction Education

Completion instructions for Under the Influence


Completion instructions for Marijuana 101

Completion instructions for Choices


D2L Alcohol and Drug Education Program

Completion instructions for D2L Alcohol/Drug Education Program


Chemical Use Interview - to set up an appointment to complete this sanction, contact Laura by email or at 507-389-5689.

Completion instructions for Chemical Use Interview

FAQs About Sanctions 

If you have questions about Alcohol and Drug Sanction Education, contact Laura Herbst-Johnson, 507-389-5689.

If you have questions about your assigned deadline, refer to your outcome letter or contact your referral staff person.

[PDF] Alcohol and Other Drug Policy (77 KiB)

Residence Hall Student Guide/Policies