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Alcohol eCHECKUP TO GO Overview


The Alcohol eCHECKUP TO GO is a brief self-assessment that will provide you with accurate and detailed information about:

  • Your personal risk patterns 
  • Your individual level of alcohol tolerance 
  • Your unique family risk factors Harm reduction strategies 
  • Helpful resources at North Dakota State University and in our community 

This unique program was purchased for the exclusive use of, and tailored to, the North Dakota State University community.



The Alcohol eCHECKUP TO GO (electronic Check-Up to Go) is an interactive web survey that allows NDSU students to enter information about their drinking patterns and receive feedback about their use of alcohol. The assessment takes about 6-7 minutes to complete, is self-guided, and requires no face-to-face contact time with a counselor or administrator.

What Does it do?
When you access the e-CHUG, you are prompted to enter information about yourself. In addition to demographic information, it will ask you to enter information about your drinking habits, family history, and to complete the World Health Organization's AUDIT.
After all information has been entered, you submit the form. The information you entered is then validated and processed. The e-CHECKUP TO GO calculates a number of variables and compares your responses to national and local college norms. Then, your personalized feedback is displayed in an easy-to-read format.

Who will see my e-CHECKUP TO GO information?

You will not be asked, at any time, to enter your name or any other identifying information.*

All the information you enter is completely anonymous and will only be able to be viewed by you. Information you provide will not affect your standing at this university.

*You may be required to show proof of completing the survey if you are required to complete e-CHUG because of a University Code Violation or as part of a class. However, even in these rare cases, hearing officers will NOT have access to your answers that you input during the assessment section of e-CHECKUP TO GO, they will only be able to view your answers to the reflective questions.

What do I need to use the e-CHECKUP TO GO?
You need:
1. A computer
2. Internet access
3. A JavaScript enabled Internet Browser
4. About 6-7 minutes
5. A printer (to print the feedback)

Follow the link below to access the e-CHUG:

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North Dakota State University
Phone: +1 (701) 231-5478
Campus address: West Dining Center Lower Level
Physical/delivery address: 1340 Administration Ave., Fargo, ND 58102
Mailing address: NDSU Dept. 5260 / PO Box 6050 / Fargo, ND 58108-6050
Page manager: Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Prevention Programs

Last Updated: Monday, August 04, 2008
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