SWC Pre-Arrival Requirements

Pre-Arrival Requirements for the Class of 2024

At Dartmouth College, we believe in the importance of creating a safe and healthy environment for all of our community members. As incoming members of this community, first-year students' participation in efforts to prevent sexual violence and high-risk drinking is critically important. Dartmouth requires all incoming students to complete two online courses around these topics before New Student Orientation. Dartmouth has partnered with a leading education technology innovator, EVERFI, to provide these courses. 

  1. AlcoholEdu®
    • AlcoholEdu® for College is a two-part, online course providing personalized feedback along with education around alcohol use. This highly effective evidence-based program has been shown to reduce high risk drinking among college students.
  2. Sexual Assault Prevention for Undergraduates (SAPU)
    • SAPU is an online course that provides foundational knowledge and skills for students to develop positive relationships and recognize and respond to sexual assault and harassment. More information regarding sexual violence prevention requirements for first-year students can be found on the SVPP First-Year Experience page

In early August, first-year, transfer, and exchange students will receive an e-mail containing detailed instructions on how to access these courses.

Parent Information

High-risk alcohol use and sexual violence are issues that face educational institutions and communities nationwide. Research indicates that parents can play an important role in prevention. For more information on how to engage with your student about these critical topics, please visit EVERFI's parent resource page.