Welcome to the home page for the California Community College Student Affairs Association, also known as CCCSAA (pronounced: "see-saw"). For over 60 years, CCCSAA has been the professional association that focuses on networking, student and professional development, and advocating for the field of Student Affairs and Student Leadership within the California Community College system.
Members of CCCSAA include Community College Deans of Students, Student Life Directors and Coordinators, Student Union Managers, Student Government Advisors, Inter-Club Council Advisors, Graduate Students and more!
The California Community College Student Affairs Association provides its members with:
Access to the CCCSAA Listserv, which provides a forum for sharing information to
post questions or survey fellow colleagues.
Conference registration discounts for advisors and student attendees to the annual Student Leadership Conference held each fall, along with discounted rates for our Professional Development Conference, held each spring.
Opportunity to apply for professional scholarships for either advanced degrees or continuing education/staff development programs in an amount up to $1000.00.
Opportunity for your students to apply for one of our $750 regional Student Leadership Scholarships.
Professional development experience by serving on the CCCSAA Executive Board, leading a leadership workshop or planning a conference.
If you are a new professional in the field of Student Affairs, senior administrator, or would like to contribute to the field of Student Affairs and Student Leadership we encourage you to become a member today or consider bringing a group of students or yourself to one of our upcoming leadership conferences.
CCCSAA has a Purpose:
The purpose of
the California Community College Student Affairs Association
shall be to: promote and advance public two-year post-secondary
education and to bring the members together in an association
for mutual benefit; to stimulate effective working relationships
in the field; to strengthen professional status by establishing
criteria for professional training;
to undertake research and study pertinent to the profession
and other methods for exchange of ideas and information, whereby
all persons engaged as Student Affairs professionals in California
Community Colleges may be aided in the growth and success
of student programs and services within their respective colleges.
What We Do:
Several of the programs we sponsor each year are; Student
Leadership Conference in the Fall and Spring for approximately 500
student leaders and Advisors; 10 Student Leadership Scholarships
provided each year; 2 Professional Member Scholarships for
advanced studies each year; maintenance of an organization
website with professional references and resource links; advisement
of the California Statewide Student Senate through the state
and Regional representation structure; annual Professional
Conference sponsorship with Chief Student Services Officers
Association; participation in the Student Services Summit
consultation process; consultation role with the Community
College Chancellor's Office.