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Drug and Alcohol Abuse Prevention Programs (DAAPP)

Student Notification

Texas A&M International University administration, faculty and staff understand the importance to promote a safe and healthy environment. To continue on its mission to develop respectful citizens, the institution provides annual disclosures to educate the community. Below you will find annual notification to students. We highly encourage all students to become familiar with University policies, procedures, and sanctions, which may be imposed for failure to comply with university standards.  

DAAPP Notification 2016-2017

AlcoholEdu Online Training

AlcoholEdu for College

Texas A&M International University has joined together with many of the top schools across the country to provide pre-matriculation alcohol education to all new students.  AlcoholEdu is a thoughtful, educating and engaging program for college students committed to thinking about their life choices.  We require every new, incoming TAMIU students to complete AlcoholEdu.

To login into your AlcoholEdu account via UConnect:

  1. Go to: and log into your UConnect account using your student username and password (they are the same as your Dusty email).
  2. Once logged into UConnect, click on the “Academic Success” tab and you will see the links to AlcoholEdu directly under the link to the Student Handbook on the upper left-hand side.  (TIP:  Become familiar with the Student Handbook.  Not knowing the rules will not excuse you from breaking them.)
  3. Once you click on AlcoholEdu you will be taken to the EverFi home page and prompted to select a course.  Please select “AlcoholEdu”, then ensure you select the appropriate semester.
  4. You must obtain a score of 70% or higher on each training in order to receive full credit.  The deadline to complete part 1 of AlcoholEdu is Septemeber 15, 2017 by no later than 11:59 p.m.
  5. Part 2 of the training will only become available 45 days after the completion of part 1 and will be due no later than in the October 31, 2017 at 11:59 p.m.

For additional questions, concerns, technical difficulties, or to confirm successful completion of each course, please feel free to contact the SCCE at (956)326-2265 or email

National Alcohol Screening Day

National Alcohol Screening Day (NASD) is an outreach, education, and screening initiative that raises awareness about risky behavior associated with alcohol consumption. Screening and brief intervention (SBI) for alcohol use is an evidence-based intervention to reduce risky behaviors and related consequences.

The primary goals of the program:

  • Assess the scope of young adult alcohol use
  • Encourage abstinence in persons with alcohol abuse or for other reasons should not drink
  • Expand on current prevention efforts
  • Helps improve chances that risky alcohol user will alter behavior to reduce risk

NASD is held annually on Thursday of the first full week of April.

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Happy Hour

Happy Hour is designed to promote a safe and responsible behavior regarding alcohol consumption. Students educate students while drinking some "mocktails." Join the conversation to promote safety in our campus. Also, as part of the "U in the Driver Seat" program, Happy Hour includes various activities such as:

  • Trivia
  • Be the Bar Tender
  • Driving Simulators
  • Mocktails
  • Information and Fun

Happy Hour

Happy Hour during Campus Safety Week (September 7th, 2016)

21st Birthday Cards

We know that this birthday is a milestone, and we want to wish you the best. Be safe and enjoy yourself on this special day. If you choose to celebrate with alcohol, please be responsible. Don't overdo it and think before you drink. Never drive under the influence; arrange for a safe ride home. Make this a birthday to remember! All it takes is one poor decision. Please make wise choices as you celebrate with friends and loved ones.

All of us at TAMIU want to see you graduate and become successful. We wish you the best of many birthdays to come!

21st Birthday Cards

The goal of this program is to have students thinking about their decisions regarding alcohol consumption; specially, now that they are 21. It is a reminder that they should always plan ahead and be safe.

Office of Student Conduct and Community Engagement

Student Center Suite 226
5201 University Blvd., Laredo, TX 78041-1900
Office: (956) 326-2265
Fax: (956) 326-2279