SCCPA was established in 1970 to provide professional development, networking opportunities, leadership experience, and information on the latest trends and issues in our field. We strive to fulfill the mission and vision described below. As a state division of ACPA, we remain committed to the mission, vision, and goals of the national association as well.

View our 1970 – 2005 history document.


SCCPA’s mission is to support its members and other professionals who serve students in South Carolina higher education institutions. In turn, SCCPA derives from its members a shared commitment to help colleges and universities provide a campus environment that promotes academic achievement and personal growth and development for all college students.


SCCPA functions as the premier South Carolina student affairs professional organization.