CAS has developed 46 sets of functional area standards for higher education programs and services. Order CAS Professional Standards for Higher Education book (2019, 10th Ed.), which includes general standards for practice and functional area standards, from the online CAS store at CAS has updated all functional area standards and accompanying self-assessment guides (SAGs); in addition, several standards have been significantly revised. The newest SAGs, which include a revised structure and rating scale, provide individuals and institutions with means for assessing program and service effectiveness based on the standards (available as downloadable electronic documents from the online CAS store). 

A complete list of the current CAS standards is below:

     Academic Advising Programs**

     Alcohol and Other Drug Programs**

     Assessment Services+

     Auxiliary Services Functional Areas

     Campus Activities Programs+

     Campus Information and Visitor Services

     Campus Police and Security Programs

     Campus Religious, Secular, and Spiritual Programs+

     Career Services+

     Case Management Services+

     Civic Engagement and Service-Learning Programs**

     Clinical Health Services+

     College Honor Society Programs**

     College Unions

     Collegiate Recreation Programs+

     Conference and Event Programs

     Counseling Services

     Dining Services Programs+

     Disability Resources and Services**

     Education Abroad Programs and Services**

     Financial Aid Programs**

     Fraternity and Sorority Advising Programs

     Graduate and Professional Student Programs and Services+

     Health Promotion Services+

     Housing and Residential Life Programs**

     International Student Programs and Services+

     Internship Programs+

     Learning Assistance Programs+

     Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer+ Programs and Services+

     Master’s Level Student Affairs Professional Preparation Programs

     Multicultural Student Programs and Services+

     Orientation Programs**

     Parent and Family Programs+

     Post-Traditional and Commuter Student Programs and Services+

     Registrar Programs and Services

     Sexual Violence-Related Programs and Services**

     Student Conduct Programs**

     Student Leadership Programs

     Student Media Programs+

     Testing Programs and Services+ 

     Transfer Student Programs and Services

     TRIO and College Access Programs+

     Undergraduate Admissions Programs and Services

     Undergraduate Research Programs+

     Veterans and Military-Connected Programs and Services+

     Women's and Gender Programs and Services**

** New or significantly revised since 2012 edition (available in the 9th edition and SAGs)
+ New or significantly revised since the 2015 edition (available as an individual standard, as an individual SAG, or as part of the SAGs)

Newly revised standards and SAGs are available for purchase as supplements to the CAS book, by visiting and