Events

COVID-19 Virtual Summit: Planning for Now, Building for the Future

This event took place July 28 and 29, 2020. Session recordings will be available soon.

KEY TAKEAWAYS

ACHA 2021 Annual Meeting Announcements

The Call for Programs for ACHA 2021 is NOW OPEN!

Registration Open! ACHA Webinars

  

Advocacy for Young Adults with Chronic Diseases in College and Beyond

Live Event: August 5 at 2:00 pm EDT
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Faculty and Staff Well-Being on Your Campus: Roundtable Discussions on Key Components

Live Event: August 6 at 2:00 pm EDT
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ACHA Education Center: New in On-Demand

AAAHC Accreditation Process: A Live Q&A with Five Accredited Universities

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Nutritional Strategies to Improve Symptoms of Depression, Anxiety, and ADHD

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The ACHA-NCHA at 20: A Look at Where We’re Headed

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Guidelines on Reopening Campuses Available

View the ACHA Guidelines:  Considerations for Reopening Institutions of Higher Education in the COVID-19 Era [pdf]  (posted May 7, 2020).


News and Announcements

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ACHA News, Programs, and Services

 

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!  


ACHA Addresses Inaccurate Media Coverage of Campus Health Centers

In response to a recent Washington Post investigative report that grossly mischaracterizes college health centers, ACHA released a statement countering several false claims. View the full statement.


Statement on Transgender Care

Read ACHA's statement regarding recent actions taken by the Trump Administration to roll back gender-based discrimination protections in the Affordable Care Act.


Statement on Racial Marginalization & Health Equity

Read ACHA's statement regarding the continued marginalization and racial injustice in our nation.  


Statement on Updated Title IX Regulations

Read ACHA's statement regarding concerns over the updated regulations.  


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

    NCHA

    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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