Student Life & Leadership

Diversity and Inclusion in the Workforce
Virtual Panel Discussion

Thursday, March 9th

Join representatives from the Veterans Center, Services for Students with Disabilities Office, Career Services, and community organizations in a discussion about in-demand careers, employability skills and resources.

Students attendees will receive a gift card to Rucker’s Cafe!

For more information contact the Services for Students with Disabilities Office (SSDO) at (708) 596-2000 ext. 2572.


During the entire month of March, South Suburban College commemorates and encourages the study, observance and celebration of the vital role of women in American history. All the Women History Month events are open to the public and are free of charge.


Self Defense for Women

Women’s Self-Defense Class

Wednesday, March 8, 2023
12:00 to 1:00pm in the SSC Board Room (Room 2248)

Learn essential skills in this hands-on class taught by an expert female martial artist from The Peace School in Chicago. Attendees will discover the principles behind the movements. The techniques in this class can be applied to any scenario expected or unexpected. Please RSVP by Wednesday, March 1, 2023 To RSVP please email Danielle Whitted.

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Women in Small Business

Wednesday, March 22nd
12:00 to 1:30pm
MB Financial Bank Business Suite

More Women are becoming entrepreneurs. Therefore, diversifying the climate of the business industry. Join Brandon Mells, Vice President and Community Manager from Chase Bank, for an enlightening discussion about the advantages, challenges, and opportunities for women in business.

For more information please contact Student Life and leadership or call (708) 596-2000 x5737.


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So You Want to be a Student Leader?

Wednesday, March 8th at 3:30 PM

Meet with the current SSC student leaders who will discuss their experiences in various roles at the college. Attendees can also expect to learn about upcoming student election processes.



The Woman King

This semester, the Student Government Association will be showing movies in their office in the Cafeteria from 1:00 – 3:00 pm. The first of this month’s movies is THE WOMAN KING on Thursday, March 23rd.



Hidden Figures

This semester, the Student Government Association will be showing movies in their office in the Cafeteria from 1:00 – 3:00 pm. This month’s second movie presentation is HIDDEN FIGURES on Thursday, March 30th.

The Office of Student Life & Leadership promotes and enhances the quality of student life through offering free activities and events on campus. The events are related to social, cultural and leadership topics. Some activities include guest speakers, field trips, workshops, performances and trainings.

Office Hours

Monday & Thursday:
8:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

(Closed on Fridays During the Summer)

Room 2329 – Main Campus

TEL: (708) 596-2000 ext. 5737


Office of Student Life & Leadership Request Form

Student Assistance

SSC Student Assistance Program (SAP)

(800) 456-6327

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PASSWORD: perspectives

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

*9-8-8 or (800) 273-8255

Crisis Text Line

  • Text HOME to 741741 to connect with a Crisis Counselor
  • Free 24/7 support at your fingertips
  • Message on Facebook

Behavioral Incident Report

Clubs & Organizations

The Office of Student Life & Leadership also serves as the central resource for student clubs and organizations, with professional assistance available to individuals and student organizations sponsoring campus activities, forming new clubs and addressing special needs or interests. Currently chartered clubs and organizations are listed in your Clubs & Organizations web page.

SSC Clubs & Organizations Registration/Application form

All postings and distribution of materials by students must be approved by the Manager of Student Programming.

Student Representatives

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Nicole Williams
2022 Student Government President

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Fatima Serrato
2022 SSC Student Trustee

Student Government Association

The Student Government Association is a student-led group that strives to promote student activities, keep active communications among all segments of the College community and address student concerns and grievances. If you are interested in joining, see the Student Government Association Constitution (SGA) Constitution for roles and responsibilities. For additional inquiries contact SGA Advisor, Danielle Whitted or call (708)596-2000 ext.2346.

College I.D. Cards

Required South Suburban College ID cards are available in the Office of Student Life and Leadership, room 2329. College ID cards are required for voucher purchases (this includes Pell Grants) in the bookstore, as well as access to computer labs, library, and gymnasium. In order to receive your SSC ID, students need the following:

  1. Proper Identification Card (Drivers License, State ID)
  2. Current Class Schedule
  3. Student Identification Number (Colleague Number)

A fee will be charged if a replacement ID is required.

The 2022-23 Student Handbook has been designed to help familiarize yourself with the many services we provide to assist you in adjusting to college life and to smooth your way toward the successful completion of your program of studies.