Get connected

Call: 910.962.4136

Twitter: @UNCWCRCHawks

Visit: Rec Center #104 or DePaolo #2105

CRC Events

Open Hours: Tuesdays, 5-9pm, SRC 104. Resumes Jan. 13th.

CRC Weekly Dinner, Tuesdays at 6:30pm. Stop by the Hundley Center in SRC 104 for free pizza and good company! Resumes Jan. 13th.

Touched By Addiction Workshops
Spring Dates TBD
A workshop series for students who have been affected by addiction in their families and close relationships.

Seahawk Strength & Hope
2/18, 3/24, 4/22 at 4pm
Clocktower Lounge, FSC
Join us for UNCW's monthly celebration of recovery with speakers and snacks!

UNCW's Recovery Month Events

Local 12 Step Meetings

There are 12 step meetings every day in Wilmington, many within walking distance of campus. Currently, students have started two on campus meetings:

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA)
Open campus meeting Tuesdays at 5:30 pm in TL 2014

Narcotics Anonymous (NA) Open campus meeting Fridays at 6pm in DePaolo 2105..

The Meeting Before The Meeting
Looking for company for an off campus 12 step meeting? We have students willing to go with you! Call 910.962.4136 to get connected.


Nominate a faculty or staff member who has been supportive of your recovery here!

Looking for statistics? Check out our newest data from the Fall 2012 Substance Use Survey or our UNCW Statistics page.

UNCW Collegiate Recovery Community logo

There are many resources at UNCW for students in recovery from alcohol and drug addiction, gambling addiction, and those affected by other people's addiction.On this page, you will find information about campus resources, area 12 step meetings, and helpful links for those looking for treatment and wanting to know more about addiction

CROSSROADS can refer you to campus and community resources, help you plan for your transition into UNCW, connect you to other students in recovery to build your network of support. CROSSROADS can also guide you in dealing with the institutional policies of UNCW, such as on-campus living, your academic affairs contacts, or financial issues .Call our office at 910.962.4136 or stop by either of our offices in DePaolo Hall #2105 or Student Recreation Center #104.

The Hundley Health Education Center in the Student Recreation Center (Room 104) is open Tuesday evenings during the school year as a space for CRC members to hang out, study, and get to know one another.

Get Connected at UNCW

Happy Hour
Thursdays, 4-6pm, Sharky's Gameroom. Resumes Jan. 22nd!
Yes, there is such thing as happy hour in sobriety!  A great way to connect with other students in a friendly, social, sober environment. There's free food and games every week and different sponsors bring t-shirts, prizes, and more!

Touched By Addiction Workshops
Spring dates TBD. Contact if you're interested!
A workshop series for students who have been affected by addiction in their families and close relationships. Gain an understanding of the impact associated with being in a relationship with someone with a substance use problem and develop skills for healthier relationships and life success.

Seahawk Strength & Hope
2/18, 3/24, 4/22 at 4pm
Clocktower Lounge, Fisher Student Center
Come celebrate recovery with other CRCHawks and show why you support recovery from drug and alcohol dependence. There will be speakers, information, students in recovery to answer questions, coffee and cookies! Sponsored by CROSSROADS and UNCW’s Collegiate Recovery Community.

Other ways to get connected:

  • Volunteer with CROSSROADS or come to a program! Details on our Events page or send an email to be added to our weekly email list.
  • Get involved with UNCWeekends, sponsoring fun, alcohol-free social events every weekend!
  • Participate in UNCWelcome events to explore all that UNCW has to offer!
  • Join one of UNCW's over 220 Student Organizations!

Area Meetings

There are 12 step meetings every day in Wilmington; many are within walking distance of campus. If you would like to start an on campus meeting, please contact CROSSROADS at (910) 962-4136.


Worried about relapse? Here are some warning signs.

Governor Pat McCrory declared Thursday, September 5, 2013 as Collegiate Recovery Community Day in the state of North Carolina. Members of UNCW’s CRC participated in the signing, along with groups from UNC Charlotte, UNC Chapel Hill, and Duke University.

UNCW CROSSROADS has received a grant from Transforming Youth Recovery to support development of a Collegiate Recovery Community, known on campus as CRC Hawks.

Treatment Information

If you would like a referral to a local inpatient or outpatient treatment program, please check the local phone book or consult SAMSHA's Treatment Finder service. UNCW does NOT endorse any local treatment program over another.

Links for Recovering Students:

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