Student Life & Leadership

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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


Student Assistance

Student Assistance Program (SAP)

SSC Student Assistance Program (SAP)

(800) 456-6327

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PASSWORD: perspectives

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline




(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

This month’s student life & leadership highlights

South Suburban College Celebrates PRIDE MONTH
June 1 – June 30

The month of June is LGBTQ Pride Month. In observance of LGBTQ pride month, visit the Student Life and Leadership webpage to learn more about the experiences and triumphs of …

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June 8 @ 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Virtual Forum via Zoom

Women Veterans Day Event Join SSC community members on Thursday, June 8th from 1:00 - 2:00PM in a virtual panel discussion to learn the history of women in the military. …

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June 14 @ 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
SSC’s MB Financial Bank Business Suite

Mental Health Awareness Month event SSC's Student & Enrollment Services are offering Mental Health First Aid Certification Training from 8:00 am - 4:00 pm on Wednesday, June 14th in the …

June 14 @ 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Courtyard on the Main Campus

South Suburban College's Office of Student Life & Leadership presents a Juneteenth Celebration on Wednesday, June 14th from 12:00 - 2:00 PM in the SSC Courtyard on the Main Campus. …

View all this semester’s student development events

For more information about any of these events, please contact the Office of Student Life and Leadership or call (708) 596-2000 x5737.

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.

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Nicole Williams
2022 Student Government President

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Fatima Serrato
2022 SSC Student Trustee

Student Government Association

SSC Voices Forum

SSC CARES (Community, Accessibility, Respect, Excellence, Sustainability) hosts virtual forums with the SSC community members to discuss diversity at South Suburban College. Here are the rebroadcasts of the latest SSC CARES forums.

“Equity Matters” Workforce, Education and Community” 2/16/23

“SSC Cares About Diversity” 6/23/22

Check-in & Chat

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Join In Here

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“Sustainability, Mind, Body & Soul”

  • Are you looking for ways to reduce stress and anxiety?
  • Did you know practices such as mindfulness, meditation breath work, and yoga can reduce stress, increase mood, and support your mental and physical health?
  • Would you like to try out mediation and meditate with others?

Join Dr. Eric Myers of SSC’s Sustainability Committee and Dr. Shunda McGriff of Counselors Care for Meditation Mondays in the Spring semester from 11:00 to 11:40 am in the MB Financial Bank Business Suite on the first floor on the Main Campus.

This is a Sustainability and Counselors Care initiative.

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SSC Healthy Corner

Every Monday in Room 1157 on the Main Campus

10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Must present a valid SSC Student ID for access.

Sponsored by the Greater Chicago Food Depository and ECMC/Project Success Foundation

SSC - This is Success.