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Pre-Game Events

Make Your Game Plan and Remember the Game!

In the weeks leading up to the last home football games at U.Va., ADAPT coordinates a number of events to raise awareness of the risks of substance abuse and excessive celebration and promote safe drinking habits among all students. Click on the poster below for a list of SAAW 2013 events.
The first 1,000 fourth-year students who sign the I’ll Remember The Game pledge receive a free stadium cup and sunglasses. Pledge forms will be available at all events and presentations, and at the Gordie Center (170 Rugby Road, Lower Level of Madison House) Monday - Friday from 9:00 am - 5:00 pm until November 26.

4th Year Bagel Breakfast: Monday, October 28th 8:30am - 11:30am @ Pavilion V
     ◦ Free Bodos, coffee, and OJ for 4th years ONLY. Sign the pledge to "Remember the Game" and get a free cup and sunglasses!  Funded by the Parents Committee.

•Thinking Outside The Bottle: What Science Says About College Drinking - Tuesday, October 29th 7:00pm @ Newcomb Ballroom◦2013 Susan Grossman Memorial Speaker - Jason Kilmer, Ph.D., University of Washington
     ◦Why does alcohol affect decision making?  What's going on during a blackout?  What are the effects of sleeping off a buzz?  Why does drinking the same amount of alcohol in different locations or moods result in different effects?   If people think they are drinking alcohol but get alcohol-free drinks, what happens?  We’ll answer these questions and discuss strategies to reduce unwanted effects of drinking.
     Meets FOA requirement
     ◦Co-sponsored by the Women’s Center, the Office of the Dean of Students, the Department of Athletics, ADAPT, and the Gordie Center for Substance Abuse Prevention.

•Hoos in Recovery Panel: Wednesday, October 30th 7:00pm @ Newcomb Kaleidoscope Room◦A group of UVa students in recovery from alcohol or drug addiction will talk about their experiences.
     ◦Meets FOA requirement

•4th Year 5K: Saturday, November 2nd 8:00am @ Nameless Field◦Proceeds benefit the Leslie Baltz Foundation for Art History or Studio Art scholarships.
     ◦Sponsored by the Peer Health Educators.
     ◦To register, go to