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College Recovery Program

Join us TODAY for the 2020 StepUP Gala! 

The StepUP Gala is Saturday, November 7 from 5-6 p.m.

Visit to watch the gala livestream, bid on a one-of-a-kind work of art by StepUP alumnus Chris Allen, and make a donation to support our program.

Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, the StepUP office will not be available for in person appointments. However, you can reach us from Monday-Thursday 9:00am-1:00pm by emailing us at  or by calling 612-330-1405 if you have questions or would like to schedule an online appointment .

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

StepUP is

  • One of the oldest and largest residential collegiate recovery programs in the United States accompanied with sober living
  • Unique for addressing both mental health and addiction recovery
  • 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, including study abroad, varsity athletics, student government, and research
  • Led by experienced, highly trained staff and licensed counselors
  • A place to make friends and thrive in a sober social scene and a sober living college experience