ACHA COVID-19 Task Force “Ask the Expert” Webinar Series

Contact Tracing, Isolation and Quarantine—Systems for Small, Medium, and Large Colleges and Universities

Friday, October 23, 2020, at 2:00-3:00 PM ET
Register here. 

Creating Support Systems for Students in Isolation and Quarantine

Friday, November 6, 2020, at 2:00-3:00 PM ET
Registration opens soon.

SARS-CoV-2 Testing

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CDC and ACHA COVID-19 Task Force “Ask the Expert”: Wastewater Surveillance

Click here to view and download the slides here

See COVID-19 Archived Webinars, Q&As, and Events for more recordings of past events.

ACHF Webinar

(Re)Introducing Best Practices in Sexual Health Promotion and Clinical Care in the COVID-19 Era

This webinar, sponsored by ACHF with support from Hologic, was held on September 25, 2020. A recording is available here.

Virtual Summits

Registration Open! Closing the Gap: Strategies to Promote Health Equity and Racial Justice on Campus

October 27-28, 2020
Learn more here.

COVID-19 Virtual Summit 2: 344 Days and Counting

December 8-9, 2020 (tentative date)
Learn more here.

ACHA 2021 Annual Meeting Announcements

Submit your Poster Proposals here. Deadline November 2, 2020.

Registration Open! ACHA Webinars

Gender Minority College Student Mental Health & the Impact of Higher Education Policies 

Live Event: October 29 at 2:00 pm EDT
Register Today!

ACHA Education Center: New in On-Demand

Herb and Dietary Supplement Use Among College Students 

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Building a Comprehensive, Sustainable Campus Suicide Prevention Program Using a Public Health Approach

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Exploring the Intersection of Law, Clinical Practice & Ethical Standards with Limited Resources

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News and Announcements

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ACHA News, Programs, and Services

ACHA CEO to Step Down

Dr. Devin Jopp is stepping down as ACHA CEO, effective November 16, 2020. Please read more about his accomplishments at ACHA and his next steps here. We wish him the best of luck in his new position.

Sensitive Exams Policy Development and Implementation Toolkit

This toolkit, developed by the ACHA Best Practices for Sensitive Exams Task Force, includes three main components on policy development, implementation, and resources to help campus create sensitive exams policies.

New Membership Model for 2021

ACHA members voted to approve a new membership model that grants free membership to any employee at a member institution. Learn more here!  


Join Us In Celebrating ACHA’s 100th Anniversary!

This year, ACHA turns 100, and we’re excited to introduce a brand new ACHA logo, which underwent a redesign in celebration of our 100-year anniversary! Check out our new anniversary website, featuring achievements from the past 100 years, an interactive timeline, and information on the upcoming anniversary celebration which will take place during the 2020 Annual Meeting in Chicago.

Healthy Students: Our Gift to the Future

As we celebrate 100 years of ACHA, we invite you to join the ACHF Capital Campaign to transform the future of student health and well-being. The American College Health Foundation seeks to create resources with life-enhancing potentials and programs to support the health and well-being of 19 million college students, and help college health workers adapt to our changing times. You can help us plant the seeds of success!

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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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