Welcome to California's Community College Student Affairs Association

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Membership with California's Community College Student Affairs Association is a great thing because members get valuable job info, regional resource contacts and important leadership learning experience!

Community College Chancellor's Office

The purpose of the California Community College Student Affairs Association is to promote and advance public two-year post-secondary education and to bring the members together in an association for mutual benefit.

Community College Chancellor's Office

Welcome to CCCSAA.org

  • Greetings!

    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 bulletAccess to the CCCSAA Listserv, which provides a forum for sharing information to post questions or survey fellow colleagues.
    discounts bulletConference 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.
    scholarships bulletOpportunity to apply for professional scholarships for either advanced degrees or continuing education/staff development programs in an amount up to $1000.00.
    student leadership scholarships bulletOpportunity for your students to apply for one of our $750 regional Student Leadership Scholarships.
    lead a cccsaa conference bulletProfessional 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.


What We Do: For Members!

Scholarship Opportunities

Student Leadership Scholarship


Professional Development Scholarship


Student Senate Information


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Congratulations to last year's CCCSAA Scholarship Winners!

Click here to see the list


What We Do for Members:

We offer resources and career information to members, and local regional information for California's Community College students.

CCCSSA Vision Statement

CCCSAA is the leading voice for Student Affairs professionals in California Community Colleges.

CCCSAA Mission Statement

CCCSAA is committed to advocating and advancing Student Affairs professionals and student leadership in California Community Colleges.

2013-2014 Board Goals

1) Maintain and expand membership through continued outreach, recruitment, and communication
2) Improve communication for the organization
3) Develop long-term planning for CCCSAA
4) Provide resources and opportunities for the continued development and support of the CCCSAA membership


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