Alcohol EDU & Haven

Start Date for AlcoholEdu and Haven is August 22, 2017!

This page contains login directions and detailed information that students need to begin AlcoholEdu (AEdu) and Haven – two online prevention programs mandated by UCSC. 

You will link to each course from your MyUCSC “to do” list. Part 1, the bulk of AEdu + exam takes 1.5 to 2 hours to finish. Haven normally can be done in 45-60 minutes. The deadline to complete Part 1 of  Alcohol Edu and Haven is September 14, 2017.

45 days after you complete Part 1, you will receive an email directing you to return to MyUCSC for 2 final surveys and a short module that take ~20 minutes. The deadline to complete Part 2 of both courses is October 26, 2017. 

AlcoholEdu and Haven help students to address critical life skills associated with alcohol abuse prevention and sexual assault prevention. More than ½ million students at 500+ colleges across the country complete these courses annually. AEdu and Haven empower students to make well-informed decisions and create safe, healthy campus environments.

UCSC requires all entering freshmen and transfer students who are 24 years of age and younger on the first day of fall quarter (9/23/2017) to take AlcoholEdu and Haven.

Even if you have completed these courses at another school you still need to complete them both for UCSC.

What happens when a student does not complete AEdu and Haven? UCSC students who do not satisfy this requirement will not be able to enroll in winter quarter classes until they have finished both programs. 

  • When you are ready to begin: select the "go to Alcohol Edu course" link or "go to Haven course" link.
  • You must disable pop-up blockers in advance of clicking the link.
  • Please be patient, it may take up to a minute to connect to the course.

What you need to know and do BEFORE YOU START:

  • You will need Internet access and audio capabilities.
  • To avoid technical issues, please use any major web browser released within the previous two years.
  • Disable all pop-up blockers and set your browser to accept cookies from before linking to the course from MyUCSC.
  • You will need to activate your UCSC email address. Go to and click on “Manage My CruzID Account”.
  • You may take the courses in multiple sittings.
  • Each course contains surveys to help personalize your experience and measure students’ attitudes and behaviors. All survey responses are confidential; the school will only receive information about the student body as a whole and will never see individual students’ answers.

Please contact or call (831) 459-1666 if you need assistance with disability related accommodations or require other UCSC administrative support. FAQs about AEdu and Haven are available online at AEdu and Haven FAQ.


Complete Parts 1 and 2 of AlcoholEdu and Haven according to the schedule below to ensure that you will be able to enroll in Winter Qtr. classes on time. Enrollment appointments begin on November 15, 2017. Courses fill up fast. Help yourself by completing Part 1 and Part 2 of AlcoholEdu and Haven before the deadlines.

  • Login problems? Contact ITS Support Center at or at 831-459-4357 (Help).
  • Need tech support after you begin? Assistance is available 24/7 by clicking “Help” – top right corner of each page. You may also call 1-866-384-9062 toll free.


AlcoholEdu for College - Whether you drink or not, this course will empower you to make well-informed decisions about alcohol and help you to reflect on and consider college drinking related issues. 

Part 1 Deadline: 9/14/2017  
Part 2 Deadline: 10/7/2017
Passing Exam Score: 70
The break between Part 1 & Part 2 is 45 days


  1. Always sign in at:
  2. Select My Student Center-left navigation.
  3. Under “To Do” List click on details.
  4. Click on Required Online Alcohol Course.


Haven Understanding Sexual Assault – Learn about healthy relationships, the importance of consent and being a good communicator, and the many ways you can help create the safe, positive campus you want to be a part of.

Part 1 Deadline: 9/14/2017  
Part 2 Deadline: 10/7/2017
No passing score required
The break between Part 1 & Part 2 is 45 days


  1. Always sign in at:
  2. Select My Student Center-left navigation.
  3. Under "To Do" List click on details.
  4. Click on HAVEN - Required Prevention Course

FAQs about AlcoholEdu and Haven