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.
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.
On May 26, the membership of CACUSS elected the 2022-2023 Board of Directors at our Annual General Meeting.
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.
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 seeking Proposals for a Benchmarking/Census project.
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.
CACUSS is seeking expressions of interest for facilitators/faculty to help deliver the 2022 Student Conduct Institute taking place virtually in Winter of 2022.
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.
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!
On May 27, the membership of CACUSS elected the 2021-2022 Board of Directors at our Annual General Meeting.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
The following is an advance copy of Incoming CACUSS President Mark Solomon’s message in the Spring 2020 issue of the CACUSS Communiqué magazine
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.
CACUSS is pleased to introduce the 2020-21 Board of Directors and Announce our 2021 Conference!
Renew your CACUSS membership or become a member before April 24th 2020 and you'll be entered into one of 5 awesome prize draws!
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 will continue with our scheduled Annual General Meeting on May 21 to be held VIRTUALLY.
The CACUSS Board Nominations & Committee Applications deadline has been extended to March 6!
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.
Take advantage of the CACUSS Conference Early Bird Pricing and register today!
Join us in beautiful Kelowna, British Columbia March 30-April 1, 2020 for the CACUSS Institute for Project, Team, and Change Leadership!
Please consider submitting a nomination today! Nominations/applications are due January 15, 2020
CACUSS is hiring a Coordinator of Professional Development Initiatives. Apply today.
The Assembly of CACUSS Communities has recently approved the creation of two new Communities of Practice!
Submit a program proposal for LEARN UNITE ACT taking place May 31 - June 3, 2020 in Toronto.
CACUSS 2020 Call for Proposals and Reviewers Opening Soon!
Did you know that Institutional Members of CACUSS get up to 10 free job postings each year?
CACUSS celebrated the following accomplishments and contributions to our association and our field on Wednesday June 19th 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.
The Spring 2019 special digital edition of Communiqué is now available online!
Register for the 2019 CACUSS Conference "MOH-KINS-TSIS" in Calgary today! Registration ends Friday June 7th!
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 Directors and President-Elect for the 2019-2020 Board of Directors is open from April 2nd until April 16th
YOU can help shape the future of your association. CACUSS is accepting nominations/applications for the Board of Directors and applications for committee involvement...
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.
Join or Renew between March 11-13 and you'll be entered into a prize draw to win one of five fabulous prizes!
We are Better Together. Your ongoing membership in CACUSS connects you to the largest community of student affairs professionals in Canada...
Registration is now open for the CACUSS 2019 Conference!
CACUSS supports members attendance at the annual conference by providing conference registration bursaries.
CACUSS is pleased to offer a variety of Publications and Webinar recording for sale on our new E-Store!
CACUSS is hiring a contract position to assist us with moving our research agenda to the next stage!
The Conference Program Committee and our host, Mount Royal University, encourage you to submit a program proposal for MOH-KINS-TSIS taking place June 16 – June 19, 2019 in Calgary, Alberta.
CACUSS is now providing increased communication and exposure for jobs posted on the CACUSS job board!
Registration is now open for the 2018 Student Conduct Institute taking place Nov 13 - 16 at Humber College in Toronto.
The NPI Bursary will support one deserving new professional to attend the NPI in Niagara Falls in November.
The CACUSS Board of Directors recently approved our CACUSS Research Agenda (2018-2021).
CACUSS is in the process of planning our future annual conferences and we are interested in hearing from our members...
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...
The CACUSS Student Affairs and Services Competency Model has presented SAS professionals with an online course to reflect...
The new Issue of Communique 2018 is now available to view online!
CACUSS is excited to announce the 2018 Canadian Assessment Institute Facilitator Team.
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...
Applications are now being accepted for the position of Co-Chair for the CACUSS Networks and Communities of Practice.
This is a call for nominations for elected positions on the CACUSS Board of Directors. The nomination period is Jan 24 to Feb 20...
CACUSS is excited to announce the first plenary session for the 2018 Canadian Assessment Institute.
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.
CACUSS is pleased to announce several new professional development offerings for 2018!
CACUSS and ARUCC are excited to announce the keynote for #SeaChange18
The deadline to ensure that your mailing address is correct in order to receive your copy of Communiqué has been extended to Dec 1st.
Canadian campuses and stakeholders continue leading efforts to improve health and well-being of students, faculty, staff.
CACUSS is pleased to announce speakers for the 2017 Senior Student Affairs Officers Summit, being held November 8-10, 2017 in London, Ontario
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.
Board makes statement regarding events in Charlottesville...
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!
CACUSS is excited to announce the Faculty team for the first CACUSS New Professionals Institute, taking place November 5-9, 2017.
CACUSS Annual General Meeting ReportsMay 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 InstituteApril 11, 2017
May 18, 2017 9:00-4:00 pm University of Toronto Register Today!
CACUSS launched a new website and membership/event registration system on Monday, April 10.
Vote today! Elections now open (March 27-April 10) for President Elect and Directors-at-large. Eligible members will receive a link in their email to vote.
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 CACUSS Student Conduct & Case Managers Communities of Practice & the Association of Student Conduct Administration have joined forces to host...
Looking to get involved with CACUSS? Currently we are seeking involvement and leadership from members. Taking on a Director or committee opportunity builds transferable skills and networks, and is integral to the success of CACUSS. We'd love your expertise and enthusiasm! Full details are available online here.
This webinar will provide a platform for discussion related to how current Peer Health Education programs are being assessed and evaluated. Click here to register.