Mark your calendars for the ACHA 2016 Annual Meeting in
San Francisco!

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Nearly 1,900 attended the 2015 Annual Meeting in Orlando.
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Free Archived ACHA Webinar
Do You Have the Right Tools in Your Toolbox? Grant Funding

Presenters: Alicia K. Czachowski, MPH, CHES, Columbia University, and
Eric S. Davidson, PhD, MCHES, CSPS, Eastern Illinois University
CHES/MCHES credit is being offered for this webinar. 
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Free ACHA Webinar
Taking Care of Yourself so You Can Take Care of Others: Cultivating Resilience among Counseling and Health Service Staff

December 8, 2015
2:00 pm-3:30 pm ET
Presenter: Greg Eells, PhD, Cornell University
CE credit is being offered for this webinar. 
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News and Announcements

ACHA News, Programs, and Services

ACHA Signs Immunization Action Coalition's MCV4 "Dear Colleague" Letter

ACHA has joined other leading health organizations in signing the Immunization Action Coalition's latest "Dear Colleague" letter urging health care professionals to strongly recommend the booster dose of the meningococcal ACWY vaccine (MCV4) at age 16. Read more.

To access the signed letter [pdf], click here.


Okanagan Charter: An International Charter for Health Promoting Universities & Colleges

The Okanagan Charter, the outcome of the 2015 International Conference on Health Promoting Universities and Colleges, has been released. The Okanagan Charter serves as a call to action for institutions of higher education to create healthier campuses and healthier communities.

To access the charter [pdf], click here.

Call for Nominations: Association- and Section-Level Leadership Positions

Make a difference in the field of college health by running for a leadership position! ACHA leaders have the unique opportunity to advocate for both college health professionals and students, while developing their own leadership skills.

The deadline to submit nominations is December 4, 2015.

New ACHA Guidelines: Trans-Inclusive College Health Programs

The ACHA Board of Directors approved new ACHA Guidelines on creating trans-inclusive environments in college health programs. This document was developed collaboratively between the ACHA Coalition of Allies for LGBT Health and the Consortium of Higher Education LGBT Resource Professionals.

To view the new guidelines, click here.

Nominate Your Colleagues or Health Program for an ACHA Award or Fellow Distinction!

ACHA is now accepting nominations for Fellows, Named Awards, Best Practices Awards, and Affiliate New Professionals Awards.

The deadline to submit nominations is January 22, 2016.

Explore ACHA Programs and Initiatives

  • ACHA-National College Health Assessment


    The ACHA-National College Health Assessment is a nationally recognized research survey that can assist you in collecting precise data about your students’ health habits, behaviors, and perceptions.

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  • Healthy Campus 2020

    Healthy Campus 2020 provides a framework for improving the overall health status on campuses nationwide. Through the collaborative efforts of health, academic, student affairs, and administrative colleagues, institutions of higher education can foster healthy environments and behaviors.

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  • PSAS

    The ACHA-Patient Satisfaction Assessment Service gauges patient satisfaction and provides insight into the quality and performance of a college or university health service.

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  • PRAP

    ACHA’s Peer Review Assistance Program for institutional health services can help you address a variety of college health related subjects, whether you are looking to create a business plan, develop a student health insurance/benefits plan, build new facilities, increase utilization, evaluate health programming, and more.

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  • ACHF

    The American College Health Foundation supports the field of college health and provides long-term financial support for ACHA. ACHA Individual and Institutional Members are eligible to apply for funding from ACHF.

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  • ACA

    ACHA continues to monitor implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and issues impacting student health insurance coverage. As part of its this initiative, ACHA is advocating for the need to maintain the affordability and quality of coverage offered by student health plans. ACHA's resources include FAQs on the ACA and its effect on college student health coverage.

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