Our vision is a safe Carolina community where students’ academic and personal success
is not impaired by substance use.
We care about your health and safety. STIR appointments, Recovery Coaching, Mutual
Aid Meetings, educational presentations and Carolina Community Coalition meetings
are all happening online. Contact us with any questions!
Submit the form to refer a student to the STIR Intervention Program (Students Taking
Initiative & Responsibility).
STIR Referral Form »
Taking a survey about your substance use.
Attending three sessions with a coach. The information you share during your sessions
is confidential as long as there is no threat of imminent harm to you or others.
All students are required to take both the AlcoholEdu and
Sexual Assault Prevention for Undergraduates online courses before and during their first semester of classes.
You will need to complete these courses if you are:
a new undergraduate.
a transfer student (including re-admit or returning student).
a change-of-campus student.
Gamecock Gateway student.
an international student.
Both courses are completed in two parts; one at the beginning of the school year and
one a few weeks later. A hold will be placed on your account if you do not complete requirements
for both courses by the deadlines.
Alcohol and Drug Policies
Minimum pricing on alcohol is a public policy approach to alcohol misuse prevention
which limits the availability of cheap alcohol through setting a minimum price at
which it can be sold. A discussion about the history of minimum pricing for alcohol
in Canada and its impact on alcohol misuse with Dr. Tim Stockwell, professor of psychology
at the University of Victoria and Director of the Canadian Institute for Substance
Use Research (CISUR). Join us on March 4th on
Zoom and learn about our Coalition..
Strom Thurmond Wellness & Fitness Center, 3rd floor
Columbia, SC 29208 Phone: 803-777-3933 Email: email@example.com
Backed by comprehensive research, this
conversation guide is available to download for University of South Carolina parents and family members.