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ACHA News, Programs, and Services

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Calendar Year 2015 Pap Test and STI Survey

Does your health center want to assess its sexual and reproductive health services? If so, your participation in this survey is important! This annual survey collects data about sexual and reproductive health services, including the provision of gynecological services, Pap test collection and evaluation, and STI testing and treatment, and provides colleges and universities with the means to assess educational efforts and compare health center services. We need your participation in order to provide this resource. The deadline to participate is September 30.

Please Welcome Devin Jopp, EdD, as ACHA CEO

ACHA is pleased to announce the appointment of Devin Jopp, EdD, as ACHA Chief Executive Officer, effective October 1, 2016. To his new role at ACHA, Devin brings extensive experience in the non-profit and health care association fields, and he is looking forward to helping ACHA continue to drive excellence in the health and wellness of our nation’s students. Read more here [pdf].

Audio Recordings for 2016 Annual Meeting Now Available

Audio recordings of annual meeting sessions are also available for online purchase and download from Conference Media. Visit

Advocacy Alert: Graduate Assistant SHIP Coverage At Risk

Recent federal determinations will compromise the ability for colleges and universities to extend student health insurance benefit plans (SHIPs) to many graduate student workers. The impact would result in diminished access to care, increased out-of-pocket costs for students, and administrative burdens for higher education institutions. For an overview of the policy challenge and ACHA's desired outcome, click here [pdf].

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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  • PRAP

    ACHA’s Peer Review Assistance Program for institutional health services can help you address a variety of college health related subjects, whether you are looking to create a business plan, develop a student health insurance/benefits plan, build new facilities, increase utilization, evaluate health programming, 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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