dei Collegi Universitari di Merito’ (CCUM) is the association that brings
together and represents the Halls of Residence recognized by the Italian
Ministry of Education, University and Research (D. Lgs. 68/12 e s.m.i.) and defined as 'University Colleges of Merit'.
As a branch
association, CCUM provides an independent and cohesive voice for representing
the University Colleges of Merit towards its stakeholders.
According to its Statute, CCUM supports
Universities and residential structures by offering advice, programs and
services to foster students’ academic success, including their personal and
professional development, and to encourage the creation of a thriving university
community. CCUM supports the Italian Ministry of Education in the checking phase of the criteria for the recognition and accreditation process.
its activities starting from the experience of the University Colleges of Merit
and through the dialogue with leading professional associations of Student
Affairs and Services to which it belongs to: NASPA
(Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education, originally National
Association of Student Personnel Administrators), ACUHO-I (Association of College and University