CACUSS Community Forum Closing November 24, 2022

As of November 23, our online forum is temporarily closing. CACUSS is in the process of updating our website and membership system. Details about these changes will be communicated in the coming weeks. In the meantime we will regularly communicate with members via email updates, social media etc, and continue to find ways to promote the activities of our communities of practice to our members and beyond. If you need support sharing information or getting in touch with other members of CACUSS/communities of practice during this transition, contact us at

Campus Mental Health Across Canada - Report June 28, 2022

COVID-19 has intensified the challenges of post-secondary student mental health for campuses across Canada. To better understand what they are facing, CACUSS’ Campus Mental Health Community of Practice (CoP) conducted a representative survey of 69 Canadian post-secondary institutions. 

Empower Mentorship Program June 17, 2022

We are now accepting applications for the Empower Mentorship program! We encourage all folks who self-identify as Black, Indigenous, and/or Persons of Colour, and who are student affairs professionals (aspiring, current, retired) to apply! Applications will be accepted until August 1, 2022. 

2022-2023 Board of Directors May 31, 2022

On May 26, the membership of CACUSS elected the 2022-2023 Board of Directors at our Annual General Meeting. 

CACUSS AGM Date and Details May 10, 2022

The Annual General Meeting of the Canadian Association of College & University Student Services (CACUSS) will take place online Thursday, May 26 at 10:00PT/11:00MT/12:00CT/1:00ET/2:00ATL/2:30NFLD.

CACUSS Award Winners Announced! May 3, 2022

On Friday, April 29, 2022, we met virtually to announced the winners of the 2021 Awards Program! Hosted by the wonderful Carmen Law and Dr. Angie Clarke, the awards gala celebrated all of the CACUSS nominees who were recognized by their colleagues for their outstanding contributions. Keep an eye on our social platforms in the coming weeks to hear their acceptance speeches. 

CACUSS is Hiring! February 3, 2022

December 13, 2021

Call for Proposal Submissions & Reviewers: 2022 CACUSS Conference December 6, 2021

You are invited to submit a proposal to present at the 49TH?Annual CACUSS Conference! Our successful 2021 conference brought together over 1800 student affairs professionals from across Canada. The virtual format offers accessibility and affordability for presenters and participants to share?best practices, research, procedures?and?programs?related to student learning, success, and wellness.

Facilitators/Faculty for 2022 CACUSS Student Conduct Institute December 1, 2021

CACUSS is seeking expressions of interest for facilitators/faculty to help deliver the 2022 Student Conduct Institute taking place virtually in Winter of 2022.

New Publication!! "Working Towards Inclusion" August 4, 2021

CACUSS is pleased to release this new publication today. It is available for free for members and for a limited time (until October 1, 2021) also for non-members.

Call for Proposals--Fall CACUSS Programming! August 4, 2021

CACUSS is planning three series for Fall 2021 to engage and connect on key topics identified by our members!  We want YOU to participate and present! Note: Accepted presenters will receive free registration/access to all three series!

2021-2022 Board of Directors May 27, 2021

On May 27, the membership of CACUSS elected the 2021-2022 Board of Directors at our Annual General Meeting. 

CACUSS Elections Voting! April 5, 2021

The voting process has started! This selection process will determine the Directors (President-Elect and Director-at-Large) to go forward for election at the AGM. Voting will be open from April 1, 2021 until April 15, 2021 22:59ET. 

CACUSS celebrates our 2020 Award winners December 15, 2020

As we wrap up our Fall 2020 semester, we are pleased to celebrate our 2020 Award winners. We weren’t able to gather in person in the summer to recognize these fantastic individuals, but we are pleased to celebrate these CACUSS members who were recognized by their colleagues for their outstanding contributions.

CACUSS 2021: Now More Than Ever November 17, 2020

The 48TH annual CACUSS Conference is going virtual! This new format not only allows us to address ongoing uncertainties during the pandemic, but also allows us to continue to provide an accessible, content-rich and value-packed opportunity for to share best practices, research, procedures and programs related to student learning, success and wellness.

CACUSS Listens September 25, 2020

Our Board of Directors will be meeting in late October to have some conversations about our direction for the near future, our priorities and how we can evolve as an organization. At the same time, we understand the need for connection between and among us as Student Affairs professionals, now more than ever.

CACUSS 2021 Conference Update September 24, 2020

Barriers to Renewing/Joining? We Want to Help! June 25, 2020

If there are barriers to your CACUSS membership renewal or becoming a new member we want to do what we can so you can be a part of CACUSS' amazing Student Affairs community!

AACUSS and CACUSS sign MOU June 23, 2020

We are pleased to inform you of the MOU that has been put in place between CACUSS and AACUSS. This MOU will serve all of our members access to connect, learn and engage from each other's associations from your membership current membership to CACUSS or AACUSS.

President Mark Solomon calls on CACUSS members to Learn, Unite, Act. June 1, 2020

The following is an advance copy of Incoming CACUSS President Mark Solomon’s message in the Spring 2020 issue of the CACUSS Communiqué magazi

CACUSS On-Line: Connection, Knowledge, Community May 31, 2020

CACUSS is excited to announce CACUSS ON-line: a national gathering of passionate student affairs professionals delivering virtual content on trending issues related to higher education. 

2020-21 Board of Directors and 2021 Conference May 26, 2020

CACUSS is pleased to introduce the 2020-21 Board of Directors and Announce our 2021 Conference!

Better Together - Renew or Join before April 24th! April 14, 2020

Renew your CACUSS membership or become a member before April 24th 2020 and you'll be entered into one of 5 awesome prize draws!

2020 CACUSS Conference Update March 30, 2020

The CACUSS Board of Directors met on Friday, March 27 and made the decision to postpone the 2020 CACUSS Annual Conference scheduled for May 31-June 3 in Toronto.

CACUSS Annual General Meeting March 30, 2020

CACUSS will continue with our scheduled Annual General Meeting on May 21 to be held VIRTUALLY.

CACUSS Board Nominations & Committee Applications March 2, 2020

The CACUSS Board Nominations & Committee Applications deadline has been extended to March 6!

Facilitators/Faculty for 2020 CACUSS Student Conduct Institute March 2, 2020

CACUSS is seeking expressions of interest for facilitators/faculty to help deliver the 2020 Student Conduct Institute taking place (tentatively) November 17-20, 2020 in Halifax, NS.

2020 CACUSS Conference Registration Now Open! February 6, 2020

Take advantage of the CACUSS Conference Early Bird Pricing and register today!

Institute for Project, Team, and Change Leadership January 22, 2020

Join us in beautiful Kelowna, British Columbia March 30-April 1, 2020 for the CACUSS Institute for Project, Team, and Change Leadership!

Awards Nominations and Applications Due January 15 January 2, 2020

Please consider submitting a nomination today! Nominations/applications are due January 15, 2020

CACUSS is hiring! Position for January 2020 November 18, 2019

CACUSS is hiring a Coordinator of Professional Development Initiatives. Apply today.?

CACUSS Approves Two New Communities! October 14, 2019

The Assembly of CACUSS Communities has recently approved the creation of two new Communities of Practice!

Call for Proposals and Reviewers Now Open! October 11, 2019

Submit a program proposal for LEARN UNITE ACT taking place May 31 - June 3, 2020 in Toronto.

Get involved at CACUSS 2020 - LEARN UNITE ACT October 7, 2019

CACUSS 2020 Call for Proposals and Reviewers Opening Soon!

Institutional Members Get Free Job Postings! August 27, 2019

Did you know that Institutional Members of CACUSS get up to 10 free job postings each year?

CACUSS Celebrates Awards and Recognitions June 28, 2019

CACUSS celebrated the following accomplishments and contributions to our association and our field on Wednesday June 19th 2019.

2019 CACUSS New Professionals Institute June 17, 2019

CACUSS is pleased to offer the third annual CACUSS New Professionals Institute (NPI), designed for those working in Students Affairs and Services at Canadian post secondary institutions.

Communique Spring 2019 Digital-Only Edition Now Available Online! June 5, 2019

The Spring 2019 special digital edition of Communiqué is now available online

Register Today: 2019 CACUSS Conference May 8, 2019

Register for the 2019 CACUSS Conference "MOH-KINS-TSIS" in Calgary today! Registration ends Friday June 7th!

Reminder: CACUSS Annual General Meeting (June 4th) May 7, 2019

Please mark your calendars for the CACUSS Annual General Meeting on Tuesday June 4, 2019 at 12:00 ET. New format for 2019! In order to allow all members to participate we will be holding our AGM online.

Voting for CACUSS Directors Opens April 2nd April 1, 2019

Voting for Directors and President-Elect for the 2019-2020 Board of Directors is open from April 2nd until April 16th

Call for Nominations: CACUSS Board and Committees! March 12, 2019

YOU can help shape the future of your association. CACUSS is accepting nominations/applications for the Board of Directors and applications for committee involvement...

Notice of Annual General Meeting March 12, 2019

Please mark your calendars for the CACUSS Annual General Meeting: Tuesday June 4, 2019 at 12:00 ET. New format for 2019! In order to allow all members to participate we will be holding our AGM online.

72 Hour CACUSS Membership Promotion! (March 11-13) March 11, 2019

Join or Renew between March 11-13 and you'll be entered into a prize draw to win one of five fabulous prizes!

Better Together - Join or Renew before March 20! February 27, 2019

We are Better Together. Your ongoing membership in CACUSS connects you to the largest community of student affairs professionals in Canada...

Conference Registration Now Open! February 26, 2019

Registration is now open for the CACUSS 2019 Conference! 

Conference Bursaries Available! January 18, 2019

?CACUSS supports members attendance at the annual conference by providing conference registration bursaries

New CACUSS Publications and Webinars E-Store December 14, 2018

CACUSS is pleased to offer a variety of Publications and Webinar recording for sale on our new E-Store!

CACUSS Research Curation and Development Project November 22, 2018

CACUSS is hiring a contract position to assist us with moving our research agenda to the next stage!

Call for Proposals and Reviewers Now Open! November 8, 2018

Le comité du programme du congrès et notre hôte, Université Mount Royal, vous encouragent à soumettre une proposition en vue du congrès MOH-KINS-TSIS, qui se tiendra du 16 au 19 juin 2019 à Calgary. 

NEW Increased Exposure for Job Postings! October 9, 2018

CACUSS is now providing increased communication and exposure for jobs posted on the CACUSS job board!

2018 Student Conduct Institute Registration Open! September 13, 2018

Registration is now open for the 2018 Student Conduct Institute taking place Nov 13 - 16 at Humber College in Toronto.

NPI (New Professionals Institute) 2018 Bursary August 22, 2018

The NPI Bursary will support one deserving new professional to attend the NPI in Niagara Falls in November.

CACUSS Research Agenda Approved! August 2, 2018

The CACUSS Board of Directors recently approved our CACUSS Research Agenda (2018-2021). 

We want your input--Future CACUSS Conferences August 2, 2018

CACUSS is in the process of planning our future annual conferences and we are interested in hearing from our members...

Registration Open: New Professionals Institute 2018Registration Open: New Professionals Institute July 13, 2018

Join us in Niagara Falls for the 2nd annual New Professionals Institute this Nov 4-8 2018. The NPI is open to all professionals including those new to the profession, those with new or changing responsibilities...

New Course: Building Your Professional ePortfolio April 25, 2018

The CACUSS Student Affairs and Services Competency Model has presented SAS professionals with an online course to reflect...

Communique 2018 Magazine Now Available! March 27, 2018

The new Issue of Communique 2018 is now available to view online!

2018 Canadian Assessment Institute Facilitators March 1, 2018

CACUSS is excited to announce the 2018 Canadian Assessment Institute Facilitator Team. 

Message from the CACUSS Board of Directors, re: verdicts of trials related to the deaths of Colten Boushie & Tina Fontaine February 28, 2018

The recent trials in Saskatchewan and Manitoba related to the deaths of two young members of the Indigenous community, Colten Boushie and Tina Fontaine shocked and saddened many of us...

Call for Applications: CACUSS Networks and Communities of Practice Co-Chairs February 16, 2018

Applications are now being accepted for the position of Co-Chair for the CACUSS Networks and Communities of Practice.

CACUSS Nominations & Elections 2018 January 25, 2018

This is a call for nominations for elected positions on the CACUSS Board of Directors. The nomination period is Jan 24 to Feb 20...

Canadian Assessment Institute Plenary Speaker January 15, 2018

CACUSS is excited to announce the first plenary session for the 2018 Canadian Assessment Institute.

Conference Registration Bursaries Available! January 10, 2018

Want to learn and build your professional experience? Would you like to attend the annual conference, but you have limited PD funds available? First CACUSS conference? Presenting? 

CACUSS has bursaries available to cover the registration fee for the annual conference (valued at approximately $600). In 2017 we were able to award 8 bursaries to the conference. The bursaries cover the cost of your registration fee (which includes all educational sessions, most lunches, breaks, receptions). Travel, accommodations, and other expenses are the responsibility of the individual or their institution.

Applications are due by February 15, 2018 to awards@cacuss.caClick here for more information. 

Coming in 2018 - New PD Opportunities! December 19, 2017

CACUSS is pleased to announce several new professional development offerings for 2018!

Keynote announced for #SeaChange18 December 7, 2017

CACUSS and ARUCC are excited to announce the keynote for #SeaChange18

Update Your Address to Receive Communique November 17, 2017

The deadline to ensure that your mailing address is correct in order to receive your copy of Communiqué has been extended to Dec 1st.

CACUSS Board of Directors endorses Okanagan Charter in support of health promoting campuses October 26, 2017

Canadian campuses and stakeholders continue leading efforts to improve health and well-being of students, faculty, staff.


October 14, 2017

CACUSS is pleased to announce speakers for the 2017...

New Webinar Series on Assessment - Register Today! October 10, 2017

CACUSS is excited to announce a new webinar series on Assessment that will consist of 6 webinars over 6 months from Nov 2017 to March 2018.

August 16, 2017

Board makes statement regarding events in Charlottesville...

CACUSS Launches New Community Engagement Platform August 1, 2017

CACUSS is excited to announce that we have launched our new CACUSS Community Engagement Platform to provide more interaction, engagement, resources, and value for our members!

July 31, 2017

CACUSS is excited to announce the Faculty team for the first CACUSS New Professionals Institute, taking place November 5-9, 2017. 

July 25, 2017

CACUSS Annual General Meeting Reports

May 18, 2017

We have posted the reports for the 2017 AGM including the Nominations Committee report for the 2017-18 Board of Directors.

2017 Canadian Assessment Institute

April 11, 2017

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April 10, 2017

Les élections au conseil d'administration 2017-2018 March 24, 2017

Votez aujourd'hui. Vous pourrez voter à compter du lundi 27 mars jusqu'au lundi 10 avril à 23 h 59 HP. Les membres recevront un courriel pour voter.

Call for Co-Chairs of CACUSS Communities & Networks. February 17, 2017

The following CoPs and Networks are seeking members to fill the co-chair role for the upcoming 2017-18 year. Co-chairs engage and lead communities of practice and help support fellow members.

The State of Affairs - Ontario: Addressing & Responding To Sexual Violence in 2017 February 15, 2017

The CACUSS Student Conduct & Case Managers Communities of Practice & the Association of Student Conduct Administration have joined forces to host...

February 9, 2017

February 6, 2017