Alcohol Awareness Week 2016

Information regarding Alcohol Awareness Week 2016 will be coming soon.


Alcohol Awareness Week Tabling

11:00am - 1:00pm
Student Union 2nd Floor Concourse
Sponsor of Event: Campus Programs & Partners
Description: October 17th-22nd is National Collegiate Alcohol Awareness Week. Campus Programs the Counseling & Partners will be distributing educational information to The University of Akron campus community reminding students how to stay safe and act responsibly when participating in activities with alcohol consumption.

Monday, October 17th

Don’t Wine, Just Paint Night

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Student Union Ballroom A
Sponsor of Event: Zips Programming Network
Description: Join us for a fun night of painting as you create your own piece of art. The event is limited to 40 seats, so make sure to sign up at the Student Union Information Desk.

Tuesday, October 18th

Discussing Our Choices

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Simmons Hall 306
Sponsor of Event:The Counseling & Testing Center
Description:Explore attitudes, risks and decision making surrounding the use of alcohol.


6:00pm - 8:00pm
Student Union Grand Ballroom
Sponsor of Event:ZPN, RHPB, RHC, FSL
Theme:There's an APP for That!
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Description:Mocktail Teams will create a unique fake cocktail to share with the judges and all participants. The cocktail will go along with the theme of the event, “There’s An App For That,” as each team will represent a different App of their choice. The top three teams will receive a monetary prize awarded to their organization’s account. 1st place = $150, 2nd place = $100, 3rd place = $50.

Wednesday, October 19th

Are You Smarter Than a Drunk Driver?

7:00pm - 9:00pm
Student Union Ballroom B
Sponsor of Event: Interfraternity Council & Panhellenic Council
Description: The Fraternity & Sorority Life Community invites UA students to attend this interactive event. This educational event will focus on alcohol awareness, responsibility, and safety for student in the campus community. Participants will attempt day-to-day tasks while wearing impairment goggles, and conclude with education and safety tips by Student Conduct.

Thursday, October 20th


7:00pm - 10:00pm
Student Union Grand Ballroom
Sponsor of Event: Phi Delta Theta
Description:Soberfest is a philanthropic fundraiser hosted by Phi Delta Theta. The goal is to raise awareness for the risks and dangers of underage drinking, binge drinking, and alcoholism. The event provides insight and various forms of free consultation available to participants.

Friday, October 21st

Rootbeer Kegger

10:00pm - 12:00am
Student Union 2nd Floor Concourse
Sponsor of Event: Student-Athlete Advisory Committee & Zips Programming Network
Description:Come enjoy an alternative Friday night event with SAAC & ZPN that includes a Root Beer Pong tournament, a drunk goggle obstacle course, and important information every student should know. Winners will receive gift cards! Pizza and pop will be provided (first come, first serve).

Mission: Alcohol Awareness Week recognizes liable behavior and educates The University of Akron campus community to think and act responsibly when participating in activities associated with alcohol consumption.

Purpose: Alcohol Awareness Week serves to engage The University of Akron community in recognizing the importance of safety and responsibility through a series of educational and co-curricular activities relating to alcohol.