WFU Choices and Prevention Programs

WFU Choices

Cultivating Healthier Opinions In Challenging Everyday Situations (CHOICES) is Wake Forest’s substance abuse prevention program. WFU CHOICES offers a number of services: alcohol and other drug-related workshops, training and programming; private alcohol and other drug individual assessments and brief counseling consultation to students, parents, faculty and staff with regard to alcohol and other drug concerns; and referrals to community support services. To connect with CHOICES please contact Peter Rives, Assistant Director of Wellbeing- Alcohol and Substance Abuse Prevention at or 336.758.4371.

AlcoholEdu & HAVEN 

Wake Forest University is committed to providing a safe, secure, and healthy environment for all members of the university community. As part of our comprehensive program for first-year students, Wake Forest University requires you to complete two online programs. 

AlcoholEdu is designed to increase student’s knowledge, decrease harmful behaviors and provide information for safe decision-making for your college years and beyond. For more information about this course, please visit AlcoholEdu for College.

As a part of Wake Forest University’s efforts to prevent sexual misconduct and interpersonal violence, students are required to complete HAVEN, an online course that defines behaviors that constitute sexual misconduct; ways to prevent sexual misconduct through bystander intervention; the avenues that are availability to report sexual misconduct; and the support resources available for students. For more information about this course, please visit

Both courses will open on August 1.