Membership in ACHA is based on the calendar year, January 1-December 31. During July 1-September 30, dues are prorated for the remainder of the year. Starting October 1st, applications for the new year will be available online.
**Note that we will be implementing a new membership model for 2021. Learn more about the new model here.**
Through education, advocacy, and research, ACHA is the principal national leadership organization and the voice of expertise in college health. Your ACHA membership connects you to a national network of like-minded colleagues and a wealth of resources and opportunities to help you become even more successful as a college health professional. ACHA is a volunteer organization that has endless opportunities for member participation at both the regional and national levels.
Institutional membership is open to any institution of higher education that offers a program of study applicable toward an associate, baccalaureate, or a higher degree, and which is fully accredited.
$400 - $2,000 (dues range): to calculate for your particular school, take the total budget for your Health & Wellness Services/Student Health Center (includes any departmental expenditures, salaries, benefits, contracted services, equipment, supplies, overhead, etc.) and multiply by .00090 + $375 base dues to get your total institutional dues. ACHA memberships are final and non-refundable.
Institutional Membership Application [pdf]
Individual memberships are open to anyone at an institution of higher education providing health services to students and/or on the staff at an institution of higher education. Any individuals who are not at an institution of higher education (college or university) must join as a company: Sustaining Membership. ACHA memberships are final and non-refundable.
*Sorry, these benefits are not available to student members.
Sustaining Memberships are reserved for those companies who are not at an institution of higher education and are interested in promoting services to members through advertisement and mail list opportunities, as well as exhibiting opportunities at Annual Meetings and other regional meetings and sharing their expertise through online groups and communities. Each company membership comes with 1 free Individual Representative and unlimited individual members. ACHA memberships are final and non-refundable.
All current members may renew online by credit card. Login and visit My Account, look for the large "Renew Now" button on the lower left-hand side of the screen. Click it to pay your dues! If the "Renew Now" button is inactive, you do not owe dues at this time.