Get connected

Call: 910.962.4136

Visit: Rec Center #104 and
DePaolo #2105

Meet Our Staff

Facebook: UNCW Collegiate Recovery Community

Twitter: @UNCWCRCHawks

CRC Events

Weekly Summer Lunches
Tuesdays, 12-1:30pm, starting 5/19 Longleaf Pines Room, Union

Family Fun Game Night
Tuesday, 5/19 at 6:30pm
Come celebrate the summer season with a night of fun, laughter, friends and your favorite board games! FREE PIZZA and snacks!

Jen's Story: From the Big House of Michigan to the Beach of UNCW
May 20th, 12pm, Longleaf Pines Room, Union


Open Hours & Weekly Dinner
Resumes August 18th
Tuesdays, 5-9pm, SRC 104. Stop by the Hundley Center in SRC 104 for free pizza and good company!

The Ripple Effect
TBD, Resumes in August
A peer support group for students who have been affected by addiction in their families and close relationships.

Seahawk Strength & Hope
Fall Dates TBD
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
This meeting continues through the summer.

Narcotics Anonymous (NA)
Open campus meeting Fridays at 6pm in DePaolo 2105
This meeting is on summer break and will resume August 21st.

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 August 20th
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!

The Ripple Effect
TBD, Resumes in August
A peer support group for students who have been affected by addiction in their families and close relationships. If you would like to talk to someone about the group during the summer, contact Lauren at 910.962.4136.

Seahawk Strength & Hope
Fall Dates TBD
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, sober social events every weekend!
  • 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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