START Program

Incoming and transfer students are required is required to complete the START Learning Program for Higher Education prior to the start of their first semester. The START Program is a series of well-researched educational programs for adults committed to thinking about their life choices and values.  

The START Program is an online program which includes modules aimed at reducing campus sexual assault, dating/domestic violence and stalking; empowering bystanders of potentially violent situations to intervene before the violence occurs; and educating students about alcohol, drugs and their effects. “Alcohol: How Do You Measure Up?” is an assessment tool in the START Program which demonstrates some of the costs of alcohol consumption, and lets students examine their drinking habits and compare them to their peers.
The START Program is available online beginning August 1 and must be completed by August 31. The modules may be accessed at the following links:

Questions related to the START Program should be directed to