Collegiate Recovery Program

The ​Collegiate Recovery Program (CRP) has a new drop in center location at H.2100 and employs a Licensed Counselor plus work-study students who are Recovery Support Specialists. The CRP also is supported by a strong diverse Community Advisory Council, a committed Staff and Faculty Leadership Team, trained Peer Recovery Specialists, and collaborates with the College’s Addiction Counseling Club (student life organization).

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Why Collegiate Recovery at Minneapolis College?

  • Student’s in recovery looking for support
  • Our history of being an addiction counselor training college
  • Positive impact on student outcomes
  • Connection with and support from community
  • Students in need of support and students in recovery should feel safe and supported
  • 1st CRP at a 2-year institution in Minnesota

"We can do something about this issue or simply leave our heads in the sand."

- Dr. Sharon Pierce, President, Minneapolis College 

About Us

Minneapolis College’s Collegiate Recovery Program (CRP) is a program within the Division of Student Affairs, founded in 2017. The CRP is committed to supporting all students in recovery from substance use disorders to finding academic and personal success.

Minneapolis College's Collegiate Recovery Program has been named by the Association of Recovery in Higher Education (ARHE) as the 100th collegiate program related to recovery in Higher Education. Among the nation's 1,462 community colleges, Minneapolis College has the 5th ARHE-recognized program aimed at supporting all students in recovery through interpersonal and cross-cultural communications.

The CRP is a collaborative effort between the University of Minnesota’s Boynton Health Clinic, Minneapolis College’s Addiction Counseling academic program, Student Affairs & Student Life and our 10-year old Addiction Counseling Club.

The collaboration extends into the greater metro area with a number of programs and community resources. The program is coordinated by the Dean of Students and employs a ½ time Addiction Counseling professional and two ½ time student workers plus a number of individual personal recovery coaches.

For more information about Minneapolis College's Collegiate Recovery Program, visit the CRP Website.

Lead Contacts:

Jonathan Lofgren, Ph.D.
CRP Coordinator
Addiction Counseling Faculty
612-659-6468
Jonathan.Lofgren@minneapolis.edu

Tara Martinez
Director of Student Life
612-659-6760
Tara.Martinez@minneapolis.edu

Becky Nordin
Dean of Students
612-659-6712
Becky.Nordin@minneapolis.edu

Location: H.2100

Hours: Our year-round schedule is updated weekly and is based on needs of students and CRP events and activities. 

Email: crp@minneapolis.edu

Phone: 612-659-6302