In a survey of students at 66 institutions, 36% of students at 4-year institutions reported experiencing food insecurity—with that figure being 42% for students at community colleges. Join innovators at ACHA's 2018 Leadership and Innovations Summit to discuss strategies to address the food and shelter needs of our students. Register today!
The College Health and Wellness Professional (CHWP) certification program grants you the opportunity to discuss experiences, ideas, and solutions with others facing the same unique challenges of providing high quality care to their students. Enroll today!
The deadline to submit your poster proposals at ACHA 2019: Elevating Well-Being is October 15, 2018! Your proposals can be submitted online via the ACHA 2019 Annual Meeting website.
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Join ACHA for this high-impact gathering of student health and wellness professionals, higher education officials, and policy leaders, all convening to discuss student well-being.
The American College Health Association is proud to announce that, along with five other associations, it has recently added its endorsement to Health and Wellbeing in Higher Education: A Commitment to Student Success, joining principal authors NIRSA: Leaders in Collegiate Recreation and Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education (NASPA) in making strategic commitments in pursuit of innovating, supporting, and fostering a holistic, integrated, and strategic approach to wellbeing from the association level to the institutional level. The full statement – which is available at www.nirsa.org/hands-in – is now endorsed by eight leading higher education associations.
Gain leadership skills relevant to your area of expertise and enhance your ability to support your institution in fulfilling its mission through enrollment in ACHA's Leadership Institute. Find out more and enroll today.
We look forward to the year 2020 in which we will celebrate 100 years of ACHA, honoring our legacy while planning for the future and all the opportunities that exist for ACHA and its members to make a meaningful difference in the lives of the nation's college students. In the months leading up to the 2020 Annual Meeting in Chicago, we will be sharing with you moments from ACHA’s history as well as ways you can celebrate with us. Learn more here.
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.
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.
The ACHA-Patient Satisfaction Assessment Service gauges patient satisfaction and provides insight into the quality and performance of a college or university health service.
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.
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.
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.