ccss twitter facebook CCSS Blog illinois



Our vision is for every student residing in non-university owned or certified housing to succeed by reaching their full potential as ethical leaders and engaged citizens.


Our mission is to support students residing off-campus with the information and resources they need to build constructive relationships with the university and local communities.

Core Values


We will model respectful dissent and appreciation for individuality while also promoting social justice, a welcoming environment and acceptance of all differences that make us unique.


We will empower and inspire students to create an environment for learning and strive to provide high quality, value-added services and educational programs.


We will provide innovative, high quality services and resources for students and improve all aspects of our work through evidence-based practice.

Community Engagement:

We will continue to provide opportunities for students to be active and responsible members of the campus, local, and global community.