The Pacific Coast College Health Association is a voluntary, non-profit, regional affiliate (Region VI) of the American College Health Association (ACHA).

The purpose of the PCCHA is to provide a professional organization which institutions of higher education, their health services, other interested individuals and organizations may join in order to work together to promote health, including preventive and health promotion programs, on behalf of those they serve—the students.

PCCHA represents Alaska, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Oregon, Nevada, Utah, and Washington. PCCHA is also represented internationally in Asia, Australia, New Zealand, and Western Canada (Alberta, British Columbia, the Northwest Territories, and the Yukon).


Last Call for Nominations: PCCHA 2019 Affiliate New Professional Award!

Deadline is January 31. Click here for more information.

2018 Ruby Rich Burgar Award Winner!

Every year, PCCHA selects a recipient for the Ruby Rich Burgar Award. This award recognizes an individual of outstanding character who, over a long career, has made significant and exemplary contributions to the field of college-health. The 2018 Ruby Rich Burgar Award goes to Cathy Kodama, University of California, Berkeley. Read more here.

PCCHA 2018 Conference Evaluation

Please complete the conference evaluation here. Questions? Contact Zina Slaughter.

Get Involved!

Have you considered serving on the PCCHA Executive Board? The Vice President Elect position is currently open. For more information, contact PCCHA President Patrick HainesClick here for more information.