EVERFI

What is EVERFI for Undergraduates?

EVERFI is an online learning course that first year students must take in order to attend Wentworth. The courses educate around alcohol use, drug use, consent, and sexual violence prevention. These courses are unique in that while they educate on these topics. they also offer personalized, confidential feedback for each student. The 2 online modules that you will take are called AlcoholEDU and Sexual Assault Prevention for Undergraduate Students.

What are these courses about?

AlcoholEDU for First Year Students:

Designed for students entering college, this interactive online program uses the latest evidence-based prevention methods to create a highly engaging user experience, inspiring students to make healthier decisions related to alcohol and other drugs. This course includes tailored content that will:

  • Engage abstainers, light to moderate drinkers, and frequent drinkers with customized messaging
  • Educate students on the mental and physical the effects of alcohol
  • Prepare students to engage in bystander intervention

EVERFI’s Sexual Assault Prevention for Undergraduate Students is a comprehensive education and training solution. Using realistic scenarios students can relate to as well as interactive elements that keep learners engaged throughout the course, it provides education that:

  • Fosters healthy relationships behaviors
  • Prepares students to recognize and respond to sexual assault and harassment

These courses have a Part 1 segment that students complete over the summer before they arrive at Wentworth and a Part 2 that they complete midway through the fall semester. Part 2 will become available to students 45 days after they complete Part 1. Students will receive an email reminder to complete Part 2. 

Requirements

Completion of Parts 1 and 2 of both courses are mandatory.

Important Note: In the course, there are exams that students must pass in order for the course to be marked complete. If a student does not pass with a score of 70 or higher, the student must retake the course and the exam until they do pass. 

Deadlines

August 1, 2020:

Part 1 AlcoholEDU and Sexual Assault Prevention for Undergraduate Students become available for students to take.

September 5, 2020:

Part 1 of of the courses are due.

October 24, 2020

Part 2 of the courses are due.

Other Important Information:

  • You will need Internet access and audio capabilities.
  • To avoid technical issues, please use any major web browser released within the previous two years.
  • You may take the course(s) in multiple sittings.
  • The courses may include 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.

Information for Transfer Students

All transfer students are required to complete the EVERFI courses.

If you already completed EVERFI or a similar course at your previous Institution you do not need to retake it. However, it is your responsibility to obtain a record of your completion and share it with healthpromotion@wit.edu.

Important note: Even if you already completed Alcohol-Wise at your former institution, you will still be receiving follow-up information to obtain information specific to Wentworth's policy and procedures. 

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: I am an international student. Do I still have to take the EVERFI courses?

A: Yes.

Q: I am a transfer student. Do I have to take the EVERFI ​courses?

A: Yes, see above.

Q: I don't drink. Do I still have to take AlcoholEDU?

A: Yes. All Wentworth students need to have basic knowledge about alcohol, even if they choose not to drink. This way you will be prepared to help and support any friends or classmates who choose to drink, and you will be prepared to make healthy decisions if you one day do decide to drink.

Q: But I am over 21. Do I still have to take AlcoholEDU?

A: Yes. You are never too old to learn about alcohol. If you already know a lot about alcohol, this course will be a great refresher.

If you have other questions about EVERFI, please contact healthpromotion@wit.edu