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UCSB Mandatory Education

PART I
AlcoholEdu
(online)

PART II
Haven
(online)

PART III
Gaucho FYI
(in-person)


Part I: AlcoholEdu (online)

What is the AlcoholEdu requirement?

As part of UCSB's comprehensive approach to education and prevention, all new undergraduate students are required to complete and pass AlcoholEdu, an on-line, non-opinionated, science-based alcohol abuse prevention course. Whether you drink or not, AlcoholEdu will empower you to make well-informed decisions and help you better cope with the behavior of your peers.

Who has to complete AlcoholEdu?

All freshmen, Education Abroad Program students, and transfer students must complete the Alcohol.edu requirement by the deadline below. Failure to complete this requirement may result in a block on a student’s ability to register for winter courses.

When is the deadline to complete AlcoholEdu?

AlcoholEdu and Haven have two sections, both of which must be completed.

  • Part 1 of the course will take approximately 2 hours to complete, and we recommend that you take it in multiple sittings. You must earn a grade of 75% or higher on the exam to pass and receive credit for the course. The deadline for finishing Part 1 is September 11, 2017 (July 28, 2017 for FSSP students).

  • Approximately 45 days after you complete Part 1, you will receive an email asking you to complete Part 2. The deadline to complete Part 2 is October 27, 2017 (September 11, 2017 for FSSP students). Part 2 will take approximately 15 minutes to complete.

Questions?

Please email NewStudentReq@sa.ucsb.edu and include your name and UCSB perm number so we can better assist you.

AlcoholEdu will be available starting August 21, 2017 (July 10 for FSSP students).

Part II: Haven (online)

What is the Haven requirement?

As part of UCSB's comprehensive approach to education and prevention, all new undergraduate students are required to complete and pass Haven, is an on-line, non-opinionated, science-based course to help students better understand the important concept of consent and how to prevent sexual violence.

Who has to complete Haven?

All freshmen, Education Abroad Program students, and transfer students must complete the Haven requirement by the deadline below. Failure to complete this requirement may result in a block on a student’s ability to register for winter courses.

When is the deadline to complete Haven?

AlcoholEdu and Haven have two sections, both of which must be completed.

  • Part 1 of the course will take approximately 2 hours to complete, and we recommend that you take it in multiple sittings. You must earn a grade of 75% or higher on the exam to pass and receive credit for the course. The deadline for finishing Part 1 is September 11, 2017 (July 28, 2017 for FSSP students).

  • Approximately 45 days after you complete Part 1, you will receive an email asking you to complete Part 2. The deadline to complete Part 2 is October 27, 2017 (September 11, 2017 for FSSP students). Part 2 will take approximately 15 minutes to complete.

Questions?

Please email NewStudentReq@sa.ucsb.edu and include your name and UCSB perm number so we can better assist you.

Haven will be available starting August 21, 2017 (July 10 for FSSP students).

Part III: Gaucho FYI (in-person)

What is the Gaucho FYI requirement?

Freshmen and transfer students entering UCSB are required to participate in a two-hour Gaucho FYI workshop during fall quarter. These mandatory in-person workshops have been developed to introduce new students to a variety of health and safety topics. The workshops will be held on campus on a variety of dates to fit your fall schedule.

Who has to complete Gaucho FYI?

All freshmen, Education Abroad Program students, and transfer students must complete the Gaucho FYI requirement by the deadline below. Failure to complete this requirement may result in a block on a student’s ability to register for winter courses.

When is the deadline to complete Gaucho FYI?

The deadline to enroll for a Gaucho FYI session is September 25. The last Gaucho FYI session will be offered on October 26.

How do I sign up for a Gaucho FYI session?

  • Visit the Gaucho FYI Reservation System: https://secure1.vzorientation.com/ucsb/

  • Create a new account. Note: Even if you created an account for UCSB Orientation, you must create a new account for Gaucho FYI. You must use your UCSB Umail for your sign-in email on the reservation system.

  • Follow the prompts and select a Gaucho FYI session that fits best with your fall schedule.

  • Your reservation will not be complete until you have clicked on the "Submit" button on the "My Reservation" page.

Questions?

Please email NewStudentReq@sa.ucsb.edu and include your name and UCSB perm number so we can better assist you.

Register for a Gaucho FYI session: https://secure1.vzorientation.com/ucsb/