Welcome to the beginning of the Collegiate Recovery Community (CRC) at Iowa State. We started building this initiative in early 2018, and will incrementally continue to grow the opportunities and resources for students over the coming years.  


Collegiate Recovery Student Organization

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A new Collegiate Recovery Student Organization has formed to begin Fall 2019 semester.  This is a peer led organization for students seeking recovery or in recovery from addiction.  The organization will focus on peer support and community building. 

If you are interested in joining or learning more, you can email collegiaterecovery@iastate.edu.  We will keep your name and inquiry private.  

If you would like to visit the Collegiate Recovery Student Organization website – you can follow this link: https://www.stuorg.iastate.edu/site/collegiaterecovery    


Upcoming Programs – Fall 2019

Collegiate Recovery Hangout 

Dec 5th, 2019 from 7-9pm | 3512 Memorial Union

On December 5th from 7-9pm in 3512 Memorial Union the Collegiate Recovery student organization will be hosting a hangout!  Come connect with peers, and learn more about the organization.  Free pizza, fruit, and lemonade available.  We will have some board games, coloring, and spaces for students to connect and build community. 


Past Events

Sober Tailgate

Our second annual Collegiate Recovery Tailgate at ISU will be held on Sept 21, 2019 at Reiman Gardens from 8-11AM.  This is a FREE, substance free tailgating event and open to anyone.  We’re pleased to have Iowa State University President Dr. Wendy Wintersteen and Iowa State Senior Vice President for Student Affairs, Dr. Martino Harmon, join us for a portion of this tailgate! 

CRC Sober Tailgate 2019

Information Session

November 14th from 7-8pm in 3226 Memorial Union, we are hosting an Information Session about the Collegiate Recovery Student Organization for students who are interested to learn more about it and to help provide feedback as we continue to build the overall Collegiate Recovery program at ISU. 

There will be FREE PIZZA for those in attendance.   




Campus Support

Community Support

Substance Free Opportunities


For more information:

If you are interested in learning more, becoming involved, or simply have any questions about the CRC at Iowa State, you may contact collegiaterecovery@iastate.edu 


Association for Recovery in Higher Education

Iowa State University became a member of the Association for Recovery in Higher Education (ARHE) in August 2018.