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for Substance Abuse Prevention

Substance Abuse Prevention Week

In the week leading up to the last home football game at UVA, ADAPT coordinates a number of events to prevent substance abuse and promote safe drinking habits among all students.


4th year "Hoos Stay in the Game” Pledge Drive

October 30-November 4

The first 700 fourth-year students who sign the Hoos Stay in the Game pledge receive a free long-sleeve frocket, available at the tabling locations below.  Funded by the Parents Fund, Class of 2018, IFC, ISC and UJC.  Sponsored by ADAPT, Class of 2018, IFC, ISC, Chi Psi, UJC and #Hoos Got Your Back.

  • 4th Year Bodo's Brunch - Monday, October 30, 11:00am - 1:00pm,  Pavilion V
  • Tuesday 10/31,  11-2 in front of Alderman  (Rain site: Berlin wall/Clemons 4th floor)
  • Wednesday 11/1,  11-2 Whispering Wall  (Rain site: Berlin wall/Clemons 4th floor)
  • Wednesday, 11/1,  “From Alcoholic at 18, to Lawnie, to Professor” program, 7-8pm Newcomb Ballroom (satisfies FOA)
  • Thursday 11/2,  11-2 Whispering Wall  (Rain site: Berlin wall/Clemons 4th floor)
  • Thursday, 11/2, Hoos in Recovery Panel, 7-8pm, Monroe 122 (satisfies FOA)
  • Friday 11/3,  11-2 Chem building (Rain site: Berlin wall/Clemons 4th floor)
  • Saturday 11/4,  4th year 5K, South Lawn, 8:00am-9:30am

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4th Year Bodo's Brunch

Monday, October 30, 11:00am - 1:00pm,  Pavilion V

Free Bodos, coffee and hot chocolate for 4th years ONLY.  The first 700 4th years who sign the "Hoos Stay in the Game" pledge  get a long sleeve frocket!  Sponsored by ADAPT, the Parents Fund,UVA Dining, IFC, ISC, Class of 2018, UJC, Chi Psi and #Hoos Got Your Back.

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From Alcoholic at 18 to Lawnie to Professor: A recovery journey

2017 Susan Grossman Memorial Speaker

Wednesday, November 1, 7:00 – 8:00 pm, Newcomb Hall Ballroom

After an arrest, landing in the hospital, and desperation as an alcoholic, C.C. began the journey to recovery during her first year at UVA.  Learn what happened to help her get sober, how friends supported her, and the hope of life in recovery during college and beyond.  

Satisfies FOA requirements.

Sponsored by The Maxine Platzer Lynn Women’s Center, ADAPT Peer Educator, Student-Athlete Mentors and the Gordie Center for Substance Abuse Prevention

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Hoos in Recovery Panel

Thursday, November 2, 7:00 pm, Monroe 122

Students in recovery from alcohol and other drug addiction will speak about their experiences. 

Satisfies FOA requirements. Sponsored by Hoos in Recovery, ADAPT Peer Educators and the Gordie Center for Substance Abuse Prevention.

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Fourth-Year 5K

Saturday, November 4, 8:00 am, South Lawn

Register at Student Health's Office of Health Promotion, at tabling dates/locations below (October 23 - November 3) or online

In-Person Registration and Packet Pick-Up
Packet pick-up will take place at the following times and locations:
October 23-October 26, October 30-November 2: UVA Whispering Wall, UVA grounds, 10 AM - 3 PM October 27th, November 3rd: Bank of America on The Corner, 10 AM - 3 PM.

Please do not pick up your packet until 24 hours after you register online. In-person registration with cash or credit is also an option!

Note For First-Year Students
If you choose to register online, please type your RA's full name in the "group you are participating with" box, because the hall with the most registrants gets a PIZZA PARTY WITH DEAN GROVES!"

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