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Substance Abuse Prevention and Education

Peer Educators

You can help other University of South Carolina students make healthy choices.

Apply to be a Peer Educator

Peer educator applications are accepted year-round. Apply to help your fellow students.

SAPE Peer Educators

Our peer educators are a diverse group of students selected to provide education on alcohol, drugs and addiction to other UofSC students. They encourage healthy decisions, promote low-risk use and help reduce stigma.

Time Commitment

Eight hours per month.

Application Deadline

 Applications are available now.


Greeks for SAPE

These UofSC fraternity and sorority members encourage healthy decisions and responsible use of drugs and alcohol for members of their chapters and the Greek community. In addition to educational outreach, they offer advice for sound risk management.

Time Commitment

Eight hours per month.

Application Deadline

Applications are available now. 


Am I eligible?

Yes, if you:

  • have a 2.5 GPA or higher.
  • are open-minded to different experiences and perceptions about substance use.
  • have program planning experience.
  • are involved on campus.



You will need to successfully complete the SAPE peer interview process and attend ongoing training to build on your knowledge and skills.



  • Advocate for healthy decisions about alcohol and other substances.
  • Facilitate substance abuse prevention workshops, presentations and programming.
  • Participate in weekly meetings, presentations, events and other scheduled functions.

Substance Abuse Prevention and Education

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