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Substance Abuse Prevention Week

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 prevent substance abuse and promote safe drinking habits among all students. Click on the poster below for a list of 2014 events.
The first 500 fourth-year students who sign the I’ll Remember The Game pledge receive a free stadium cup and long-sleeve tee shirt. Pledge forms will be available ONLINE, at all events and presentations, and at the Gordie Center (lower level of Student Health - 400 Brandon Ave.) Tuesday - Friday from 9:00 am - 5:00 pm until November 21.

“I’ll Remember My Last Home Game” Pledge Drive and Flag Display

November 17 – 22 
The first 500 fourth-years who sign the pledge get a free long-sleeve t-shirt and cup.
Flags representing each fourth-year who signs the pledge will be displayed on the South Lawn.
Pledge forms will be at each event and at tabling:
  • Tuesday, November 18, 10 am – 2 pm, in front of Student Health
  • Wednesday, November 19, 10 am – 2 pm, on the Lawn
  • Thursday, November 20, 10 am – 2 pm, Whispering Wall
  • Friday, November 21, 10 am – 2 pm, Whispering Wall

4th Year Bagel Breakfast: Monday, November 17th, 8:30am - 11:00am @ Pavilion VI

Free Bodos, coffee, hot chocolate and OJ for 4th years ONLY. Sign the pledge to "Remember the Game" and get a free cup and long sleeve tee!  Funded by the Parents Committee, IFC, YouChoose, and Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs.

"What happened? Alcohol, memory blackouts and the brain"  Tuesday, November 18th 7:00pm @ Wilson 402  

Aaron White, Ph.D., Program Director, College and Underage Drinking Prevention Research National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) - Susan Grossman Memorial Speaker
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, November 19th 7:00pm @ Newcomb Commonwealth 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 22nd 8:00am @ Amphitheater

Proceeds benefit the Leslie Baltz Foundation for Art History or Studio Art scholarships.
Sponsored by the Peer Health Educators.
To register, go to

Fourth-Year Tailgate

Saturday, November 22, 3 hours prior to kickoff
South Lawn
Sponsored by Fourth-Year Class Trustees


Substance Abuse Prevention Week is coordinated by the Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention Team (ADAPT) peer educators and sponsored by the Class of 2015, IFC, the Peer Health Educators, #HoosGotYourBack, the Gordie Center for Substance Abuse Prevention, the Maxine Platzer Lynn Women’s Center, the Office of the Dean of Students, the Parents Committee and You Choose Charlottesville.