Spring 2024 CSSO Student Services Leadership Conference

March 12th- 15th 2024

Picking up where we left off at the Fall 2023 CSSO Symposium; the CSSO Association is inviting Student Services leaders at ALL levels, Deans, Directors, Coordinators, as well as faculty and staff to join us at its Annual Student Services Leadership Conference.

Join us for a day of learning, collaboration, and growth. We’re thrilled to announce a dynamic pre-conference counseling professional development opportunity, sponsored by the California Community College Chancellors’ Office, dedicated to helping counselors hone their equity-minded counseling skills. This session promises to be an enriching experience, offering counselors the opportunity to explore innovative strategies, and tools to create an inclusive and supportive environment for all students. Counselors may seize this opportunity to broaden their counseling toolkit and contribute to fostering an equitable educational landscape.

Tuesday, March 12th 8:00 -3:00 pm

Aspiring CEOs

This session promises to be a dynamic exploration of leadership excellence and a roadmap for those ready to ascend to the helm. Embark on a transformative journey with our exclusive session tailored for aspiring leaders aiming to become a California community college CEOs.

Tuesday March 12th 8:00 -3:00 pm

New CSSOs /Aspiring CSSOs

Are you an emerging leader in student services or aspire to become a Chief Student Services Officer (CSSO)? This session is your compass for navigating the unique challenges and responsibilities of the CSSO role in the California community college system.

Tuesday March 12th 8:00 -3:00 pm

Hilton San Francisco, Union Square

Book Your Room Early @Conference Rates!


networking opportunities

Connect with a diverse community of California Community College Student Services professionals, sharing experiences and building valuable connections for collaborative initiatives.

inspiring keynotes and Sessions

Engage with thought leaders and practitioners at the forefront of student services, providing inspiration and practical strategies.

in depth workshops sessions

Hands-on workshops offering actionable takeaways for implementing purposeful leadership strategies in your institution.


Embrace The JoyDelve into the conference theme, gaining insights on how to transform systems to prioritize justice, joy, and intentional leadership.