Student Thriving in Academics and Recovery

The StepUP Program Mission Statement

The StepUP Program at Augsburg College strives to help students champion lives
of recovery
, achieve academic success, and thrive in a community of accountability and support.

StepUP is…

  • An innovative residential collegiate recovery community on Augsburg College’s main campus in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
  • The largest residential Collegiate Recovery community in the nation.
  • Built on evidence-based and proven techniques that emphasize recovery based on the stages of change and the abstinence model.
  • Where students in recovery fully engage in the Augsburg experience. Students study abroad, play varsity athletics, serve on student government, conduct research, and more.
  • A community of students who are excited about making a difference through service to their community.
  • Led by experienced, highly trained, staff and licensed counselors.
  • A place to make friends and thrive in a sober social scene.

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