Apply to DAPA


Thank you for expressing an interest in becoming a DAPA ! DAPAs are health opinion leaders who serve as resources to their peers; liaisons to their House Communities; and ambassadors for the Office of Alcohol & Other Drug Services. To become a certified DAPA, students are required to participate in 30 hours of training to gather extensive information on alcohol and other drug issues. DAPA Training is scheduled to take place on Tuesdays from 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm from February 14th – April 28th.

The application for Spring 2017 is now open and may be submitted before the application deadline on Thursday, January 26 at 11:59pm. There will be an informational session on December 8 from 8-9pm in Ticknor Lounge; pizza will be served. As a component of the application, you must have a peer submit a letter of recommendation on your behalf. This letter should explain why you would make a good candidate for the DAPA Program, citing specific examples that highlight your leadership potential and ability to serve as a role model for your peers. Letters of support can also be submitted before the application deadline on Thursday, January 26, 2017, at 11:59 pm. You may be contacted for an interview as a final component of your candidacy.

If you have any questions please email We look forward to reviewing your application!


The DAPA Selection Committee