Take a healthy dash of Texas charm, mix in a bit of the weird, and there you have Austin—supremely cool, wonderfully diverse, and deliciously offbeat.
Vote March 20 through April 20 for ACHA’s next leaders.
The ACHA Institutional and Sustaining Member Seals inform students/patients, their families, the higher education community, and customers that the institution/organization displaying the seal is a current member of ACHA and is committed to enhancing the health and wellness of campus communities. Download the seals here.
At a time when our students, colleagues, and campus staff may feel anxious or even marginalized due to their faith, race, national origin, sexual orientation, or gender identity, ACHA reaffirms its statement of non-discrimination.
Read the full statement.
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... for college health stakeholders to enhance their capacities to advance health and build healthier campus communities...
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Download the Preliminary Program for details on sessions, meetings, and networking events.
Mark your calendar for "Mind the Gap: How College Health Services Can Use Assessment to Identify Health Inequalities and Barriers to Accessing Care." Details and registration instructions are coming soon.
ACHA is pleased to be an official collaborator of The 27th Annual Art and Science of Health Promotion Conference, an event that brings together professionals with a passion for health promotion.
The Departments of Labor, Treasury, and Health and Human Services have extended indefinite enforcement relief to colleges and universities offering subsidized student health insurance plans for graduate assistants. Institutions can continue offering subsidies—without penalty—pending a permanent solution. ACHA continues to collaborate with the higher education community and federal stakeholders to achieve a satisfactory and permanent solution. View the full clarification statement [pdf].
Audio recordings of annual meeting sessions are also available for online purchase and download from Conference Media. Visit www.conferencemedia.net/acha.
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 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.
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.