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2017 Call for Programs and Posters Is Open

General session and pre-conference workshop proposals are due August 22.
Poster session proposals are due October 12
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News and Announcements

ACHA News, Programs, and Services

Audio Recordings for 2016 Annual Meeting Now Available

Audio recordings of annual meeting sessions are also available for online purchase and download from Conference Media. Visit

2016 Annual Meeting Presentations and Handouts

Presentations and handouts from many of the meeting sessions are now available. Members, please log-in to access the presentations. Nonmembers that attended the meeting were sent access instructions by email.

The Calendar Year 2015 Pap Test and STI Survey Is Open

Your assistance in collecting this data is important! This annual survey collects data about sexual and reproductive health services, including the provision of gynecological services, Pap test collection and evaluation, and STI testing and treatment, and provides colleges and universities with the means to assess educational efforts and compare health center services. Participate in the survey and view past results here.

Advocacy Alert: Graduate Assistant SHIP Coverage At Risk

Recent federal determinations will compromise the ability for colleges and universities to extend student health insurance benefit plans (SHIPs) to many graduate student workers. The impact would result in diminished access to care, increased out-of-pocket costs for students, and administrative burdens for higher education institutions. For an overview of the policy challenge and ACHA's desired outcome, click here [pdf].

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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