For more than a century, the College for Creative Studies (CCS) has distinguished itself as one of the premier institutions of higher learning in the world. The current College traces its heritage back to 1906 when a group of local civic leaders, inspired by the English Arts and Crafts movement, formed the Detroit Society of Arts and Crafts.
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The library has over 60,000 books, 267 periodicals, 64 electronic databases, and over 2,500 videos and DVDs, 90 percent of which deal with art and design. The college's digital database, Luna, is available online for study and classroom presentation; please see Academic Technology for training.
The CCS Wellness Center is dedicated to promoting the well-being of the whole student and the whole campus. The Wellness Center offers personal counseling, group support, health services, workshops and various student-oriented activities aimed at building and fostering community, inclusion and the overall well-being of students.
Student Government, Industrial Design Society of America, Magic Club
CCS is an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Art and Design and is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.