Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference
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Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference
Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference
Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference logo
Established 1949
Association NAIA
Division Division II
Members 14
Sports fielded
  • 16
    • men's: 8
    • women's: 8
Region Midwestern United States
Region VII of the NAIA
Headquarters Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Commissioner Dennis Fox
Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference locations

The Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference (CCAC) is a college athletic conference affiliated with the NAIA. Its 14 members are located in the Midwestern United States. In many sports, the conference is structured as part of the Region VII of the NAIA, while in some sports the conference champion qualifies directly for national competition.

The CCAC sanctions play in four men's sports which are soccer, cross country, basketball, and baseball. There are five sanctioned women's sports which are soccer, volleyball, cross country, basketball, and softball.

In all sports, it sanctions regular season league play as well as a post-season tournament. It is the only conference in the NAIA nationally to be affiliated in both divisions of men's and women's basketball.

Member schools


A divisional format is used only for men's and women's basketball.

North Division
  • Cardinal Stritch
  • Judson
  • Robert Morris
  • Roosevelt
  • St. Ambrose
  • Saint Xavier
  • Trinity International
South Division
  • Calumet College of St. Joseph
  • Governors State
  • Holy Cross College
  • Indiana South Bend
  • Olivet Nazarene
  • St. Francis
  • Trinity Christian

Current members

Former members

Institution Location Founded Nickname Joined Left Current
Aurora University Aurora, Illinois 1893 Spartans 1954 ? Northern Athletics
Barat College Lake Forest, Illinois 1858 Bulldogs ? 2005 Closed in 2005
University of Chicago Chicago, Illinois 1890 Maroons 1949 ? University Athletic
Chicago State University Chicago, Illinois 1867 Cougars ? 1980 Western Athletic
(NCAA D-l)
Eureka College Eureka, Illinois 1855 Red Devils ? ? St. Louis
Illinois Institute of Technology Chicago, Illinois 1890 Scarlet Hawks 1949 2013 Independent
University of Illinois-Chicago Chicago, Illinois 1858 Flames 1949 1980 Horizon
Indiana Institute of Technology Fort Wayne, Indiana 1930 Warriors ? ? Wolverine-Hoosier
Kendall College Chicago, Illinois 1934 Vikings ? ? Purchased in 2008 by
Laureate International Universities
Lewis College Romeoville, Illinois 1932 Flyers 1954 1980 Great Lakes Valley
Mundelein College Chicago, Illinois 1930 Lakers 1982 1991 Merged in 1991 with
Loyola University Chicago
National-Louis University Chicago, Illinois 1886 Eagles1 1982 1994 Dropped sports in 1990's
North Park University Chicago, Illinois 1891 Vikings 1959 ? CCIW
Northeastern Illinois University Chicago, Illinois 1867 Golden Eagles 1949 ? Dropped sports in 1997
Purdue University Northwest2 Hammond, Indiana 1973 Pride 1973 2017 GLIAC
Rosary College River Forest, Illinois 1901 Stars 1980 ? Northern Athletics
  1. Team name was Lakers before 1990.
  2. Purdue-Northwest was formed in 2016 by the combining of Purdue-Calumet, located in Hammond, Indiana and playing as the Peregrines, and Purdue-North Central, located in Westville, Indiana and playing as the Panthers. PU-NC joined the CCAC before 2004, and PU-C joined in 1973.


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