Think About It
As part of our comprehensive alcohol, drug and sexual misconduct prevention program, Georgia College requires each member of the first-year class to complete this course. Think About It prepares new college students for the unique challenges and responsibilities of college life. Focusing on minimizing the risk associated with alcohol, drugs and sexual violence, Think About It takes a harm-reduction approach that resonates with students and results in healthy campus cultures that foster learning and growing intellectually.
Important DatesCourse Opens June 15, 2015
Part 1 Deadline August 7, 2015
Part 2 Deadline October 9, 2015
Think About It has two parts. Both must be completed to fulfill this requirement.
Think About It: Part I will be available beginning June 15, 2015. Students will receive an email at their bobcats.gcsu.edu email address with a link to begin the course. This course provides students with a comprehensive foundation in four areas, sex in college, partying smart, sexual violence and healthy relationships. This course prepares students before they begin their life in college. The deadline for finishing Think About It: Part I is August 7, 2015. You must complete this section before moving into the residence halls or The Village apartments.
About 45 days into the semester, you will receive an email informing you that it is time for you to complete Think About It: Part II. This part of the course follows up with students early in their college life to track how their attitudes and behaviors have shifted. It reinforces critical lessons from Think About It: Part I about intervening in high-risk situations. The deadline to complete Think About It: Part II is October 9, 2015. Completion of the entire course is a requirement to receive a passing grade in the First Year Academic Seminar Class. In order to graduate from Georgia College, you must have had completed and passed a First Year Academic Seminar. If you do not complete Think About It in its entirety, your graduation could be delayed.