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CRP Student Resources

The Benefits of Joining the Carolina Recovery Program:

  • Enjoy free and fun programing designed to strengthen and support your recovery
  • Have fun with other students in recovery 
  • Get a Recovery Mentor
  • Benefit from Academic and Career Service workshops
  • Raise awareness of recovery issues on campus
  • Enjoy sober trips to local, state, and national attractions
  • Attend the annual state young people in recovery conference, and The Association of Recovery in Higher Education national conference

Two Easy Steps to Join The CRP

  1. Fill out and email The Student Information Form
  2. Print, sign and submit the Student Commitment Agreement to the Program Coordinator
  3. If you are planning on living in the Recovery house dorm, please fill out and sign The Recovery House Guidelines

(**See related Files Section Above)


Recovery Housing Options

The Carolina Recovery Program is glad to offer recovery housing options for both on and off campus.  

"Recovery House" On Campus Housing:

On campus collegiate recovery housing is embedded in Balance, a substance free Residential Learning Program (RLP). 
The Balance RLP focuses on integrating all dimensions of wellness, while creating a holistic understanding of what it means to be "healthy."  Balance is a community in which students will learn from the experiences of their peers, share their own perspective, and   integrate a fuller understanding of wellness into their own lives.

Advantages to living in Recovery House:

  • Live steps from classes, advisors and libraries
  • Makes getting involved at UNC-CH incredibly easy
  • Is a safe and supportive environment
  • Numerous options for meal plans
  • Leadership opportunities
  • Several recreation facilities on campus, One fee for all expenses
  • On site Resident Advisor on duty every night
  • On site recovery focused programing and Carolina Recovery Program staff—
  • Have roommates in recovery
  • Collaborative recovery focused team approach with CRP
  • Finding friends for life while strengthening recovery and enjoying a normal collegiate experience

See Balance RLP

Apply TODAY!

Off Campus housing:

The Carolina Recovery Program collaborates with Oxford Houses of NC to offer the first Collegiate Oxford house in the state.  Oxford Houses are a clean and sober housing option for individuals in recovery.  

Advantages of living in an Oxford house:

  •  Receive 24- hour support from other UNC peers in recovery
  •  Learn skills for living and being a student in recovery
  • Have opportunities to make new friends to enjoy positive things
  •  Learn to manage a household
  • Share responsibility for maintaining the house
  •  Vote on all issues affecting the house
  •  Elect house officers
  • Democratically-run applicant interview process

See Oxford House

The Alumni Mentor Program

The Mentor Program is a part of the Carolina Recovery Program where current and incoming students will be provided a mentor, whom is an alumni or graduate student in recovery, to help ease the transition to the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill.  Students in the Carolina Recovery Program will have a mentor provided to them.  Use of the mentor program is optional, but strongly suggested.

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