The StepUP Program

StepUP Program  •  Phone: 612-330-1405  •  Fax: 612-330-1682  •


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.

About StepUP

  • A 17-year-old program built on evidence-based and proven techniques, with highly-successful outcomes
  • Staff who are experienced, knowledgeable, licensed counselors
  • Students who are excited about making a difference through service
  • StepUP serves more than 100 students annually (more than 650 since its inception) and is the largest residential collegiate recovery program in the country.
  • StepUP students’ average GPA is 3.20 (of 4.0).
  • StepUP abstinence rate has averaged 93%.
  • There is no additional cost for students to participate in the StepUP program.
  • Minneapolis/St. Paul is a high-density location for 12-step support meetings.