When you first move into residence, you naturally want to fit in. That means you may feel pressured to drink to make friends. It often feels like everyone is drinking, however, there are a lot of misleading facts when it comes to university students and alcohol consumption. Based on the 2019 National College Health Assessment Data, only about 67% of U of G students drink heavily. And 84% of students at the University of Guelph are drinking once per week or less. Sometimes our perception is not always the reality!