Student Health Promotion provides services linked with Online Wellness Courses Georgia State University and the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia (USG) are proud to partner with VectorSolutions to offer online education to new students. As part of a comprehensive health and program, Georgia State University expects each incoming student to complete Sexual Assault Prevention for Undergraduates course (SAPU) or Sexual Assault Prevention for Graduate Course (SAPG) and first-year students to also complete AlcoholEDU®.
The Alcohol, Cannabis and Other Drugs Intervention Programs engage students in self-reflection and discussion about facts, risks, and norms associated with alcohol, cannabis and other drugs.
Self-Assessments The eCHECKUP TO GO programs are evidence based program designed to provide students personalized information about risk factors associated with alcohol and marijuana use.
Tobacco Cessation Trying to quit? As the saying goes, quitters always win! Students can win back their health by participating in individual tobacco cessation programs at Student Health Promotion.
Safer Sex Supplies Students who need help identifying the best barrier method for them can get assistance from Student Health Promotion. Student Health Promotion offers free internal and external condoms, dental dams and lubricant. Stop by the office on the second floor of Citizen's Trust Building, 75 Piedmont, Suite 241, to learn more or pick up a pack today.
The Alcohol, Cannabis and Other Drugs Intervention Programs
The Alcohol, Cannabis and Other Drugs Intervention Programs engage students in self-reflection and discussion about facts, risks and norms associated with alcohol, cannabis and other drugs. Additionally, students are equipped with the information, strategies and skills to make healthier decisions.
Early Intervention Alcohol Other Drug
Alcohol eCheckUp: Complete an online questionnaire that will provide personalized information about your level of risk for experiencing future negative consequences based on your past and current substance use behavior patterns.
AlcoholEdu for Sanctions: Take an online course that provides useful, research-based information to help students make healthy decisions and develop healthy lifestyle habits that will last a lifetime.
BASICS session with a Health Educator: Participate in a one-on-one session to review your personalized feedback report from your Alcohol eCheckUp questionnaire and discuss your reactions to the AlcoholEdu for Sanctions course, as well as explore ways to cope, overcome, improve or maintain healthy behaviors.
Cannabis and Other Drugs Program
Marijuana eCheckUp: Complete an online questionnaire that will provide personalized information about your level of risk for experiencing future negative consequences based on your past and current substance use behavior patterns.
CHOICES: Participate in a small group interactive class about substance use-related choices.
CASICS session with a Health Educator: Participate in a one-on-one session to review your personalized feedback report from your Marijuana eCheckUp questionnaire and discuss your reactions to the CHOICES course, as well as explore ways to cope, overcome, improve, or maintain healthy behaviors.
Complete your registration for the Alcohol Intervention Program on Register Blast
Select ‘Alcohol Intervention Program’ when choosing a group and an exam.
Complete your registration for the Other Drug Intervention Program on Register Blast
Select ‘Other Drug Intervention Program’ when choosing a group and an exam.
Students should expect to spend 2 to 3 hours interacting with the material and attending a BASICS meeting to successfully complete the Alcohol, Cannabis and Other Drugs Early Intervention Programs.
Yes, there is a $33.50 out-of-pocket fee, that must be paid while registering for the program.
Any Georgia State University student who wants to learn more about Alcohol, Cannabis or Other Drugs can choose to register for the Early Intervention Program. Some students may be required to complete the Early Intervention Program if they receive an Alcohol, Cannabis, or Other Drugs sanction from the Office of the Dean of Students.
Online Wellness Courses
Georgia State and the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia (USG) are proud to partner with Vector Solutions to offer online education to new students. As part of a comprehensive health and program, Georgia State University expects each incoming student to complete Sexual Assault Prevention for Undergraduates course (SAPU) or Sexual Assault Prevention for Graduate Course (SAPG) and first-year students to also complete AlcoholEDU®.
Online Wellness Course
The Vector Training Platform is a web-based program that is accessible with an Internet connection 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The Platform is compatible with all recent versions of Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, Explorer, Safari, iOS, and Android. Despite our optimal accessibility, occasionally, users may experience difficulty loading their training. These issues are typically device-specific and can be resolved using the troubleshooting tips below.
If you are accessing training from a computer:
- Restart your browser. Note: On a Mac you’ll need to fully quit the browser.
- Make sure you are using a recent version of Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, or Safari. If you have any pending updates, they may need to be completed to move forward with training.
- Clear your browser’s cache & cookies, which are typically located under your browser's history settings.
- It is possible that device-specific browser extensions and/or pop-up blockers may be interfering with your training. Try accessing the training from another browser to rule out this possibility.
|Restart Your Browser||
If you are using a Windows device, simultaneously press alt + F4.
Mac users can click command + Q simultaneously or right click on the browser icon and choose the quit option.
|Clear Your Cache||
On a windows machine, simultaneously press control + shift + delete.
Mac users can simultaneously press command + shift + delete.
Note: Only the Cache box needs to be checked.
Students are invited by email to complete the courses. All first year undergraduate students will receive an email following their participation in New Student Orientation. After receiving the email, students can log into the courses (i.e., Sexual Assault Prevention for Undergraduates course (SAPU), AlcoholEDU and/or Sexual Assault Prevention for Graduate Course (SAPG). Students will use their Georgia State University campusID and password to register for the course.
Part 1 of each course takes approximately 1.5 – 2 hours to complete.
Part 2 of each course takes approximately 30 minutes.
Part 1 Deadline: August 26, 2023
Part 2 Deadline: October 17, 2023
Reminder: Students who miss the Part 1 deadline should finish Part 1 of the required courses as soon as possible. There is a 45-day intersession between Part 1 and 2.
- First Year students are expected to complete Sexual Assault Prevention for Undergraduates course (SAPU) and AlcoholEDU
- Graduate and professional students are expected to complete Sexual Assault Prevention for Graduate Course (SAPG)
Our system is compatible with many mobile devices; however, some users may have personal configurations that prevent certain courses from loading. Additionally, some custom and policy courses are best displayed on a computer. If you are experiencing difficulty loading our training on a personal device, try accessing the courses through a laptop or desktop computer.
If you have problems logging in or other questions related to the Vector courses please email [email protected]. Include your first & last name, Georgia State University student email address, and Panther ID. Please identify the courses you are required to complete.
AlcoholEdu provides useful, research-based information to help students make healthy decisions and develop healthy lifestyle habits that will last a lifetime. It's completely confidential, and individual student responses about alcohol and other drug behavior are not accessible by Georgia State University or any other party.
This course provides students an opportunity to:
- Practice safer decision-making
- Identify ways to create a healthier campus community
- Reset unrealistic expectations about the effects of alcohol
- Link choices about drinking to academic and personal success
The Sexual Assault Prevention courses are tailored to their respective audiences and provide information about critical topics affecting college students everywhere — relationship violence, sexual assault, stalking and sexual harassment. It’s designed to help students be a positive influence in addressing the topics in both personal and academic life. Even if a student is not directly impacted by relationship violence, sexual assault, stalking or sexual harassment, chances are most people know someone who is.
This course provides students an opportunity to:
- Understand common reactions to trauma
- Recognize warning signs of unhealthy relationships and abuse
- Identify gender-based/harmful language and learn how to step in to help
- Recognize when gender-based stereotypes negatively affect perceptions of others
- Identify consent as a normal, natural and expected part of healthy communication
- Identify how to respond if experiencing or witnessing stalking or sexual harassment
- Identify values influencing relationships and that affect an awareness of and experiences with sexual abuse and violence
Safer Sex: #WeGotYouCoveredPanthers
Safer Sex: #WeGotYouCoveredPanthers
Students, staff, and faculty can request safer sex supplies for a Georgia State University affiliated group or class.
- A condom fishbowl includes
- The condom bar includes
- Request 1 condom pack per month (i.e., 6-8 male/external condoms plus lubricant).
- Students can also request additional items: flavored condoms, non-latex condoms, and dental dams.
- Supplies are limited and we will do our best to fulfill requests.
- Requests can be made through this online request form.
- Students will need to provide their Panther ID, mailing address, and all other requested information.
- Mailings can only be sent to students within the continental United States and may take up to 10 business days.
- Receive additional information about testing sites and locations to pick up condoms on campus (i.e., Health Clinic).
According to the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC), correctly using male/external condoms and other barriers like female/internal condoms and dental dams, every time, can reduce (though not eliminate) the risk of sexually transmitted infections (STIs), including human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and viral hepatitis. Using male/external and female/internal condoms correctly, every time, can also help prevent pregnancy.
- Make an appointment at the Georgia State University Student Health Clinic.
- Students can make appointments with the providers using a telehealth option. Please go to the patient portal or call 404-413-1930 to schedule an appointment.
- Use the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention testing locator or call 1-800-CDC-INFO (232-4636).
Mental health is a key part of overall wellbeing. The screenings are anonymous and after completing the brief questionnaire you will immediately see your results, recommendations and key resources that are available to you. The screenings provide help to determine quickly and easily whether a professional consultation might be helpful to you - it is a check-up from your neck up. The online screenings are educational in nature and not diagnostic.
Alcohol and Other Drugs
Curious how your cannabis use, or avoidance, compares to your peers? Use the online, anonymous Marijuana eCHECKUP TO GO tool to learn more about Georgia State standards and resources, as well as how to get closer to your health goals.
Feel empowered to make informed decisions about your wellness. Take the Alcohol eCHECKUP TO GO online, anonymous assessment to learn about your patterns, health factors and Georgia State University support services.
Want to check your feelings and behaviors? Complete a MindWise Assessment. Behavioral health – which includes mental health, substance use, and more – is a key part of your overall well-being. Brief screenings are the quickest way to determine if you or someone you care about should connect with a behavioral health professional.
Well done on taking a step to quit tobacco use. Georgia State University is a tobacco free environment. We are committed to providing and identifying resources to support current tobacco users’ efforts to quit. We recommend a combination of strategies including: self-help quit guides, in-person and telephone counseling and support, and medications.
In-person smoking cessation consultations
Students interested in tobacco cessation can schedule an appointment with Student Health Promotion to discuss tobacco cessation and options available to students, along with measuring the amount of CO on a person's breath with the Smokerlyzer®. The Smokerlyzer® monitors instantly and non-invasively measure the amount of CO on a person’s breath to biochemically establish smoking status. Think of the Smokerlyzer® as a motivational visual aid (similar to what the scale is to watching your weight) to encourage people to quit and to measure their progress while doing so.
Social Media Resources
Follow #QuitMondayPanthers for weekly tips and motivation to be tobacco free and #TobaccoFreePanthers to learn of updates to the tobacco free policy, services to support current & former smokers, and information about current smoking trends on Instagram and Twitter.
Self-help quit guides
Smokefree.gov: Free, accurate, evidence-based information and professional assistance to help support the immediate and long-term needs of people trying to quit smoking. The quitSTART app is a free smartphone app that helps you quit smoking with tailored tips, inspiration, and challenges. BecomeAnEX: A free, digital quit-smoking plan and online community of thousands of smokers and ex-smokers developed by Truth Initiative in collaboration with Mayo Clinic.
Telephone counseling and support Georgia Tobacco Quit Line: A free and confidential service available to assist Georgians with quitting smoking and all forms of tobacco. Call 1-877-270-STOP (877-270-7867)
Medications Over the Counter (OTC) nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) products include skin patches, and chewing gum. ChantixTM (varenicline tartrate) and ZybanTM (buproprion) are two medicines that do not contain nicotine and are FDA-approved smoking cessation products. Both are available in tablet form and by prescription only.