The CCC uses an environmental management approach in collaboration with campus and community stakeholders. This is a comprehensive approach that stresses the prevention of high-risk behaviors through changes in the environment in which students make decisions about their alcohol use. Strategies used are developed through the application of scientific evidence and relevant research. In particular, environmental strategies focus on alcohol availability, community education and norms, policy change, and enforcement.
Environmental management addresses the physical, social, and legal environment. This collaborative effort fosters and supports healthy norms and behavior, and discourages high-risk behavior. Examples include:
The main areas of focus for the Campus-Community Coalition are to: