An important facet of a Public Health approach to prevention is an emphasis on policies to effectively deter behaviors that negatively impact students’ ability to be successful at college and beyond. This session will present considerations for the development and implementation of policies that will best support and protect our students, whether it be from the environmental impact of high-risk drinking or the devastating effects of sexual violence. Resources to help guide the design of policies focused on preventing alcohol abuse and sexual violence will be provided and attendees will be encouraged to think about the processes currently in place at their institutions and whether or not they help or hinder the ability to create policies that will have lasting impact.