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All new, incoming University of Kentucky students (first-time freshmen, transfer and graduate) are required to complete mandatory training courses. At UK, you play a crucial role in keeping our campus safe, so we want to help you develop the tools to handle issues that may arise around you.  

Through the Vector Solutions platform, you will need to complete your required two-part courses to avoid receiving an account hold which may prevent you from registering for classes for the next semester.

To complete the course(s), you will need your linkblue account information to log in via the UK Single Sign-On button.

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The AlcoholEdu course is required for new students younger than 21- years- old. Whether you drink or not, this 30-minute course is based on research around the best practices for healthy communities and educates you about the University of Kentucky policies. It will help you make informed decisions about alcohol and how to better deal with drinking behaviors that may occur around you.


Sexual Assault Prevention

The Sexual Assault Prevention course is a mandatory course that is part of a federal law requiring colleges and universities to make students aware of policies and resources related to sexual assault and other forms of interpersonal violence. This 30-minute course will help you foster safe, healthy relationships and help you learn more about these potential issues, including dating violence, domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking. This course is also required for all new graduate and professional students.

Log in to View Courses

Using your web browser, go to the Vector LMS, Higher Education Student Edition website for the University of Kentucky.  You will be prompted to log in.

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What to Expect for Each Course

Part 1

This part will take approximately 1.5 hours to complete. It includes:

  • A pre-survey;
  • A pre-test of your knowledge;
  • The educational course;
  • An exam, which the student must pass with a score of at least 70%; and a post-survey. 
  • If students do not complete Part 1 by the deadline, an academic hold will be placed on their UK account until it is completed.

Part 2

45 days after completing Part 1, students will receive an email with instructions for completing Part 2 of the course. This Part will take about 20 minutes to complete and includes:

  • Updated information;
  • A brief video;
  • If Part 2 is not completed by the deadline an academic hold will be placed on the student's UK account.

Course Criteria

Below are the criteria for each of the courses.  You can review the criteria for each to see which course applies to you.

AlcoholEdu Criteria

AlcoholEDU is required for all incoming students who meet the following criteria:

  • First-time freshmen, first-time transfer, first-time graduate, or first-time professional student
  • Younger than 21 years of age

Sexual Assault Prevention for Undergraduates (SAPU) Criteria

Sexual Assault Prevention for Undergraduates (SAPU) is required for all incoming students who meet the following criteria:

  • First-time freshmen or first-time transfer student

Sexual Assault Prevention for Graduates (SAPG)

Sexual Assault Prevention for Graduates (SAPG) is required for all incoming students who meet the following criteria:

  • First-time graduate or first-time professional student

Transfer Students

If you are a transfer student and have completed AlcoholEdu at a previous college or university, you do not have to complete AlcoholEdu for the University of Kentucky if you are able to provide a certificate of completion.

In order to receive an official exemption, you can do one of the following options:

  • Forward your certificate of completion to or
  • Contact your previous institution's AlcoholEdu administrator and ask that person to send email verification to the email above.


For questions or assistance contact the Student Well-Being office.

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