Southern States Athletic Conference
|Southern States Athletic Conference
|Sports fielded||15 (men's: 7; women's: 8)|
|Region||Southeastern United States
Region XIII of the NAIA
|Former names||Georgia Alabama Carolina Conference (1999–2004)|
The Southern States Athletic Conference (SSAC) is a collegiate athletic league in the United States. The 14 member universities compete in 13 sports in the NAIA. Basketball teams compete in Division I of the NAIA.
The Southern States Athletic Conference was established as the Georgia Alabama Carolina Conference was March 16, 1999. On June 27, 2004, the conference changed its name to the Southern States Athletic Conference.
- Auburn–Montgomery — will join the NCAA D-II Peach Belt Conference in unknown year.
- Belhaven — will join the NCAA D-III American Southwest Conference in 2015.
- Brenau — women's sports only.
- Columbia College — women's sports only.
- North Georgia College and State — school name and nickname reflect those used during SSAC membership. NGCSU was consolidated with Gainesville State College to become University of North Georgia and the nickname was changed to Nighthawks.
Full member (non-football)
The SSAC holds championships in the following 15 sports:
|Track & Field Outdoor|
- "The Governance Structure of the SSAC". Southern States Athletic Conference. Retrieved November 4, 2009.