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Alcohol Education


Voices for Change

For First-year and Transfer Students

As part of our comprehensive alcohol and violence prevention program, and in compliance with the Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act and the Campus SaVE Act, West Virginia University expects new students to complete "Voices for Change" by Get Inclusive: an online, non-opinionated, science-based wellness course taken by thousands of students each year. This includes members of the first-year class as well as undergraduate transfer students under the age of 24, regardless if you have taken a similar module at another institution. This module covers substance use, sexual violence, and diversity and inclusion. The information contained within the modules helps our students make responsible choices and it is vital to their success.

The course includes questions to help personalize your experience and measure students’ attitudes and behaviors. All survey responses are strictly confidential; the school will only receive information about the student body as a whole and will never see individual student’s answers.

Students may take the course in multiple sittings. You will need to use a computer, tablet, or mobile device with internet access and audio capabilities. Check your local library for free computer and Internet access. Also, businesses in your town may offer free Wi-Fi such as: Barnes & Noble, Panera Bread, Starbucks, and McDonalds.

*This page is updated periodically with the dates pertinent to the incoming first-year and transfer classes. If you have any other questions, please do not hesitate to contact our office at*

Course Details for Spring 2024 Incoming Students

The requirement for program completion applies to incoming students at WVU's Morgantown, Potomac State, and Institute of Technology campuses .

Occasional reminders will be sent; however, it is the student’s responsibility to fulfill this requirement in a timely manner. We recommend completing the first module before classes begin.

The course has two parts, both of which must be completed by the designated deadlines to fulfill this requirement. Failure to do so will result in a $50 charge to your student account for each missed deadline. Completion of the module(s) after the charge has been placed on your account does not remove the charge.

  • Part 1 Instructions
    • Log-in instructions for Part 1, "Voices for Change" will be emailed to your WVU MIX account on Wednesday, January 3rd, 2024. The subject line will read: "Mandatory Training for all WVU Incoming Students Due 01/26/2024". Please remember to check your MIX account regularly as the University will use this as a primary method of contacting you. You will access the program through that email, using your WVU login credentials.

    • This course takes approximately 60 minutes to complete. You can progress through the course in multiple sittings if you choose. The modules can be completed on a computer, tablet, or mobile device.

      The deadline for finishing Part 1 is Friday, January 26th, 2024.
  • Part 2 Instructions
    • Log-in instructions for Part 2, "Alcohol and Other Drugs (AOD)", will be emailed to your WVU MIX account on Tuesday, March 5th, 2024. The subject line of the email will be: Part Two of Mandatory Training Due 03/29/2024. Make sure to check each of your inbox folders for the invitation. You will access the program through that email, using your WVU login credentials.

    • This course takes approximately 60 minutes to complete.

      The deadline for finishing Part 2 is Friday, March 29th, 2024.
Who is required to take the modules?
  • First year undergraduate and all transfer students students under the age of 24 at all WVU branch campuses.

    If you have taken a similar program before at another institution, you are still required to complete "Voices for Change" and "Alcohol and Other Drugs (AOD)" at this time.

  • Still not sure if you have to take "Voices for Change" or "Alcohol and Other Drugs"? Contact us at

Technical Support
  • If you are experiencing issues with your WVU login and password, please contact ITS Services.

  • To avoid technical issues, please use any major web browser (e.g., Firefox, Safari, Google Chrome) released within the previous two years. If you experience issues, try some simple browser maintenance to see if this fixes the problem (you can read instructions on maintaining the Google Chrome application online).

    If you continue to experience issues, you can contact our office at, or the Get Inclusive Support Desk at

    When you message WELLWVU, please include the student's first and last name, and their @mix email address.