The College Squash Association has rules and guidelines regarding eligibility, ethics, eyewear, and match play that apply to all member teams and players.

In general, the CSA follows the World Squash Federation rules of squash.

The Men’s College Squash Association (MCSA) and the Women’s College Squash Association (WCSA) each have separate bylaws that cover the purpose, structure, and governance of their organizations. The MCSA and the WCSA also have separate guidelines for end-of-the-season awards.