The StepUP program at Augsburg College strives to help students champion lives of recovery, achieve academic success, and thrive in a residential community of accountability and support. The culture of StepUP is shaped by its values, which emphasizes recovery based on spirituality and the 12-step model. Students find personal responsibility, integrity, and living a balanced life to be invaluable qualities.
Educational success is strongly supported and encouraged, along with giving back through service to others. Students find themselves thriving in a community that is an alcohol and drug-free environment; which further encourages the development of healthy minds, bodies, spirits, and emotions.