eCheckup

eCheckup Trainings – Is now available for Tufts students to complete.

You must complete all three eCheckup modules (alcohol, cannabis and nicotine) by August 15, 2021.

You will find the links to the eCheckup trainings at the bottom of your "About Me" section in the SIS Student Portal. To complete this program and verify that you completed the program, do so by clicking the button labeled: "Verify Completion of Your eCheckup to Go" at the end of the eCheckup module feedback page. If you forget to "Verify" you can go to the Resources Tab at the end of each module to complete the verification and will receive an electronic verification of completion. 

During your time at Tufts, you will be introduced to new values, standards, and guidelines that will help you successfully navigate your college experience. You will be challenged in new situations-some that may involve alcohol or drugs. The Department of Health Promotion and Prevention is here to help you make the safest, healthiest decisions possible.

The Department of Health Promotion and Prevention provides resources related to alcohol and drugs, nutrition, physical activity, sleep, stress management among others. It is our goal to promote lifelong healthy behaviors to enhance your success during your time at Tufts.  

If you identify as a person in recovery from alcohol or drugs please visit our resource page. We are committed to helping students in recovery through a network of supports and resources throughout campus and in the local community.  If you participated in SAAD, MADD or other health peer groups at your high school and are interested in being a member of Tufts University's Peer Health Group, please contact us at tuftshealthyherd@tufts.edu.

The eCheckup training is required for all incoming students and provides awareness and alcohol abuse prevention training, and safe drinking tips for students. The 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 you with customized messaging depending if you are an abstainer, light to moderate drinker, or frequent drinker

· Educate you on the mental and physical the effects of alcohol

· Prepare you to engage in bystander intervention around high risk situations involving alcohol

If you are a transfer student, Tufts will accept completion of the eCheckup or equivalent program from your former institution within the last two academic years. You must provide proof of successful completion of the course by the appropriate person (Wellness or Health Educator, Alcohol and Other Drug Coordinator, etc.) from your school to the Department of Health Promotion and Prevention at ian.wong@tufts.edu .

You must complete all three eCheckup modules (alcohol, cannabis and nicotine) by August 15, 2021. 

You will find the links to the eCheckup trainings at the bottom of your "About Me" section in the SIS Student Portal. To complete this program and verify that you completed the program, do so by clicking the button labeled: "Verify Completion of Your eCheckup to Go" at the end of the eCheckup module feedback page. If you forget to "Verify" you can go to the Resources Tab at the end of each module to complete the verification and will receive an electronic verification of completion. 

 
 

If you have any questions, please contact Ian L. Wong, MSPH, Director Health Promotion and Prevention ian.wong@tufts.edu.