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BASICS

BASICS Program for Alcohol Policy Offenses

BASICS is Brief Alcohol Screening and Intervention for College Students. The goal of the program is to reduce risky behaviors and harmful consequences of alcohol abuse. If you have been referred to this service due to a conduct violation or medical follow up, you will receive a referral within the MU Connect system.

If you have received a referral, please follow these steps:

  •  Schedule an Appointment:  https://muconnect.missouri.edu. Click on the Hamburger button and then select My Success Network, type “Wellness Resource Center” in the search bar, click on the Wellness Resource Center from the drop-down menu and. Find the WRC BASICS Alcohol Group Workshops to sign up for a group session. For more information, contact wrcbasics@missouri.edu .
  • Pay Session Fee: You may pay by check, cash, or by charging the session fee to your student account.  If you wish to pay by check or cash, you must pay in advance of the group workshop.  In order to pay by check or cash:
    • Please fill out the Cash or Check Deposit Form here.
    • Print the Completed Form to the Student Center office (2507D) from 10am-12pm and 12:30pm-2:15pm Monday – Friday.  And we are also available at our Defoe office (0520I) from 8am-4:45pm. to take check, cash, payment for BASICS class.
    • Bring your receipt to the group workshop. Failure to provide proof of payment will result in your student account charged the following day.

Please arrive 10 minutes early to your group session and bring your proof of payment.  If you wish to charge your student account, staff will assist you at the workshop.

Failure to attend or cancel within 24 hours of a group meeting will result in a $40 no-show fee charged to your student account. If you need to cancel, please do so on MU Connect within 24 hours of the group session.

If you are not able to attend at the time you were scheduled, please reschedule 24 hours before your scheduled workshop in order to avoid being charged the missed session fee of $40.

After your attendance at the BASICS workshop, you will attend a one-hour individual follow up session with either Jennah Beilgard or Jonathan Ferguson.


Our BASICS Coordinators are:

  • Jonathan Ferguson
  • Jennah Beilgard Strathausen
  • Location: G202 MU Student Center

Note: BASICS workshops fill up quickly each semester. In order to sign up in a timely manner, please schedule your group session meeting in MU Connect as soon as possible.

BASICS Program for Marijuana Policy Offenses

If you have been referred to the BASICS Marijuana program, follow the instructions provided to you in your referral or conduct letter. The goal of the program is to reduce risky behaviors and harmful consequences of marijuana abuse.

You will need to schedule two individual sessions with a BASICS Coordinator. You can refer to your decision letter from the Office of Student Accountability and Support for the deadline to complete these sessions.  It will take approximately one week to schedule your session due to BASICS Coordinator’s availability.  The session can be scheduled on MU Connect.  There will be a $125 charge for the sessions (no change will be available).  If you do not attend your scheduled session or cancel less than 24 hours prior to a scheduled session there will be a $40 charge placed on our student account. 

  • Schedule an Appointment:  https://muconnect.missouri.edu. Click on the Hamburger button and then select My Success Network, type “Wellness Resource Center” or Jennah Strathousen in the search bar, click on the Wellness Resource Center and find Jennah Strathousen to sign up for an individual appointment. For more information, contact wrcbasics@missouri.edu .
  • Pay Session Fee: You may pay by check, cash, or by charging the session fee to your student account.  If you wish to pay by check or cash, you must pay in advance of the first session.  In order to pay by check or cash:
    • Please fill out the Cash or Check Deposit Form here.
    • Print the Completed Form to the Student Center office (2507D) from 10am-12pm and 12:30pm-2:15pm Monday – Friday.  And we are also available at our Defoe office (0520I) from 8am-4:45pm. to take check, cash, payment for BASICS class.
    • Bring your receipt to your first session with Jennah. Failure to provide proof of payment will result in your student account being charged the following day.

Our BASICS Coordinators providing marijuana BASICS follow up sessions are:

  • Jennah Strathousen
  • Location: G202 MU Student Center

BASICS Medical Followup Referral

If you have been referred to the BASICS program due to your involvement in an alcohol related medical situation, please schedule an appointment to attend the two-hour BASICS workshop.  Please refer to your follow up letter from the Office of Student Accountability and Support for the deadline to complete this appointment.

To schedule, go to MU Connect, Click Services, type in Wellness Resource Center in the search bar, click on the Wellness Resource Center and find the BASICS Medical group sessions to sign up for the workshop.  For more information contact, wrcbasics@missouri.edu.

Please note that failure to attend will result in a $40 charge to your student account. If you are not able to attend at the time you were scheduled, please reschedule 24 hours before your scheduled appointment to reschedule in order to avoid being charged the missed session fee of $40.


Summer-Fall 2019 BASICS Group Workshops

 

 

What

When

Where

BASICS Group Workshop

Friday, June 14, 2019, 3-5pm

Student Center 1209 A&B

BASICS Group Workshop

Thursday, July 18, 2019, 4-6pm

Student Center 1209 A&B

BASICS Group Workshop

Thursday, August 15, 2019, 2-4pm

Student Accountability & Support

BASICS Group Workshop

Thursday, August 29, 2019, 5-7pm

Student Center 1209

BASICS Group Workshop

Thursday, September 5, 2019, 5-7pm

Student Center 1209

BASICS Group Workshop

Thursday, September 12, 2019, 5-7pm

Student Center 1209

BASICS Group Workshop

Thursday, September 19, 2019, 5:30-7:30pm

Student Center 1209

BASICS Group Workshop

Wednesday, September 25, 2019, 5-7pm

Student Center 1209

BASICS Group Workshop

Wednesday, October 2, 2019, 4:30-6:30pm

Student Center 1209 C

BASICS Group Workshop

Tuesday, October 8, 2019, 5:30-8pm

Student Center 1209 B

BASICS Group Workshop

Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 5-7pm

Student Center 1209 B

BASICS Group Workshop

Thursday, October 24, 2019, 5:30-7:30pm

Student Center 1209 B

BASICS Group Workshop

Wednesday, October 30, 2019, TBA

Student Center 1209

BASICS Group Workshop

Thursday, November 7, 2019, 1-3pm

Student Center 1209 A

BASICS Group Workshop

Wednesday or Thursday, November 13 or November 14, 2019, TBA

Student Center 1209

BASICS Group Workshop

November 20, 2019

Student Center 1209

BASICS Group Workshop

Thursday, December 5, 2019

Student Center 1209


Cancellation Policy

If you need to cancel your BASICS group session or individual session appointment, please do so 24 hours before your scheduled appointment or group session time. Failure to cancel as such will result in a $40 no show fee charged to your student account. You may cancel and reschedule your appointment using the BASICS scheduling system on MU Connect. Go to MU Connect via Blackboard or log-in directly at http://muconnect.missouri.edu.