Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs (ATOD) Advisory Committee

Past Events

Save a Life Tour

The Save A Life Tour has been presented to students at over 1500 different colleges and universities across the country. Over the years, nationally and internationally, there has been a growing trend of new driving dangers. Along with driving while impaired- distracted driving has become a major danger to young people across the country. The event was held Tuesday November 8th and was a fun learning experience to prevent distracted and impaired driving that attracted over 100 students.


Party With a Plan

A fun and interactive presentation about alcohol and partying.

"Party with a Plan" alcohol education risk reduction program using the Know the Code 0-1-2-3® guideline will revolutionize the way people look at the consumption of alcohol. Those who choose to drink will have guidelines that are simple to follow. They will know if they are low risk or high risk with their drinking choices or not. This program draws a clear line in the sand that shows if a person is low risk or high risk. This method is non-threatening, sensible, honest, and logical. Even non-drinkers appreciate the message!

The Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs (ATOD) Advisory Committee is comprised of faculty, staff and students from across campus. Under the division of Student Affairs, the ATOD Advisory Committee develops and reviews goals, assesses the effectiveness of campus alcohol and other drugs policies and programs, and makes recommendations to the Vice President of Student Affairs. These efforts strive to maintain a safe and productive learning environment at Cal Maritime.

There is a tendency to overestimate the amount of alcohol consumed by college students. Here are some statistics about Cal Maritime students that you might find interesting (source: National College Health Assessment-II data of Cal Maritime students, Spring 2011 – Next administration is scheduled for spring 2016):

  • 72% of Cal Maritime students have never used marijuana
  • 28% of Cal Maritime students reported not drinking in the last 30 days
  • 1/3rd of Cal Maritime students who drink consume moderately
  • 96% of Cal Maritime students practice one or more safe party behaviors when they socialized in the past year