Welcome new TCCA members!
Find all the TCCA member resources you’ll need for the new school year.
YOUNG LEADER AS
Act with compassion and
wisdom. Interact and inspire
WHAT WE DO
The Tzu Chi Collegiate Association (TCCA) is a network of collegiate volunteers across the US. They believe in Tzu Chi’s philosophy and practice it in their daily lives as community volunteers, pro-active college students, and developing as compassionate leaders.
Members of TCCA are referred to as Tzu Ching and are honored to wear the Tzu Ching uniform – a symbol of distinguishment, solidarity, and service.
Our activities fall within one of the five following categories:
Dharma leadership development
Act now, for now is all you have.
By joining a chapter, you will be able to meet with other compassionate friends and mentors, and organize meaningful events together.
How to join?
We are always happy to accept new TCCA members at any of our local chapters. Explore the list below to find a chapter nearest to you.
Tzu Chi Collegiate Association (TCCA) Chapters
TCCA Berkeley City College
TCCA California State University, Long Beach
TCCA Emory University
TCCA Georgia Tech
TCCA New York University
TCCA The Ohio State University
TCCA Stony Brook University
TCCA Stanford University
TCCA Texas A&M University
TCCA University of California, Berkeley
TCCA University of California, Davis
TCCA University of California, Irvine
TCCA University of California, Los Angeles
TCCA University of California, Riverside
TCCA University of California, San Diego
TCCA University of Illinois at Urbana – Champaign
TCCA University of Maryland
TCCA University of Michigan
TCCA University of Pacific
TCCA University of Texas at Austin
TCCA University of Washington, Seattle
TCCA Orange County
TCCA San Dimas
TCCA Washington DC
TCCA New Jersey
TCCA New York City
Current and Future Chapter Leaders
Whether you are starting a chapter for the first time or trying to maintain your chapter’s momentum, we are here to help you succeed.
Most Asked Questions
Collegiate students who have a passion for helping others and cultivating personal growth.
Please check out our TCCA Chapter Guide about everything you need to know before starting a new chapter.
Members of TCCA are honored to wear the Tzu Ching uniform – symbol of distinction, solidarity, and service.
Tzu Chi Collegiate Association is affiliated with Tzu Chi USA, a faith-based nonprofit organization. However, we welcome members of every faith as well as those who are atheist or agnostic.
According to Tzu Chi’s core principles, our compassion extends to all living beings. Therefore, we strive to eat ethically when we gather. To learn more about why adopting a vegetarian or vegan diet is more important than ever, discover the Very Veggie Movement at https://veryveggiemovement.org.
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