ACHA 2018 Annual Meeting: Pharmacy CE Credit Approved

Selected sessions have been approved for pharmacy credit at the ACHA 2018 Annual Meeting. Check the CE Grid for a full listing.

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ACHA 2018 Blog: Rock Creek Park

If you’re looking for a little nature escape in the heart of Washington, look no further than Rock Creek Park. This beautiful nature reserve has a rich history, and today is one of DC’s favorite places to commune with nature.... Click Here for More


Session Recordings Now Available: ACHA Mental Health Symposium

Crisis on Campus: Addressing the Rising Mental Health Demands of our Nation’s Students

November 13, 2017
George Washington University
Washington, DC

ACHA is bringing together university leaders, mental health experts, public policy leaders, students, and philanthropists to begin a national dialogue on developing an actionable blueprint for addressing the mental health crisis on campus.

View each panel and session of the recorded symposium here.

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News and Announcements

ACHA News, Programs, and Services

ACHA Signs Letter to DHS Secretary Regarding Processing of DACA Renewals

ACHA joined other higher education associations in signing a letter to commend the decision of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to initiate the renewal process for current Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) registrants. The signers expressed support for this decision, emphasized the importance of timely processing all DACA renewal applications,  encouraged DHS and United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) to expedite the review and processing of all renewal applications and give prompt attention to submissions that have recently expired or will expire in the coming days and weeks. Read the letter here.

ICYMI: Action Member Newsletter, 2018 Winter

Don't miss the first issue of the newly re-designed and re-imagined ACHA newsletter, College Health and Wellness in Action! Available exclusively to members and featuring articles on trending topics, the newsletter is now completely digital, granting you access anywhere on any device.

ACHA National Faculty and Staff Health Assessment

ACHA is pleased to announce the release of the ACHA National Faculty and Staff Health Assessment (ACHA-NFSHA). Modeled after the ACHA National College Health Assessment, NFSHA is designed specifically for faculty, staff, and graduate student employees working on college and university campuses and can assist schools in meeting the health and wellness needs of their employees.

Join the Online Community for Members!

ACHA Connect, the new online member community for ACHA members, will help you to connect with other members, participate in discussion groups, share resources and collaborate on ACHA projects. We are excited to introduce you to this new user-friendly platform to foster these conversations.

ACHA Leadership Institute

ACHA is pleased to announce the new ACHA Leadership Institute. As part of this new initiative, college health and wellness professionals will be able to pursue a robust series of courses leading to a brand new certification – the College Health and Wellness Professional (CHWP). Applications are now being accepted for enrollment in the CHWP program. For more details and to apply, visit Leadership Institute.

ACHA Member Spotlight

Nominate yourself, your institution, or another member for one of our monthly spotlights! Share your story with your colleagues, inspire future college health and wellness professionals, and strengthen awareness of the profession and association. Each month we'll highlight an individual and institutional member in our weekly newsletter and online. Fill out the member spotlight questionnaire for a chance to be featured.

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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  • Consulting

    ACHA’s College Health and Wellness Consulting (CHWC) for institutional health and wellness services utilizes a team of expert professionals to provide advice on funding models, staffing models, strategies to meet rising student demand for mental health services, 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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