Events

ACHA Webinar: 2018 National Report on Queer-Spectrum and Trans-Spectrum Student Experience

Wednesday, October 31, 2018
2:00 pm–3:30 pm ET


This webinar will review findings from the 2018 Queer-Spectrum and Trans-Spectrum Student Experiences in American Higher Education white paper convened by the Tyler Clementi Center at Rutgers University. The meta-analysis examined responses from 66,208 queer-spectrum students and 6,607 trans-spectrum students participating in the National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE), the ACHA National College Health Assessment (ACHA-NCHA), the Student Experience in the Research University Survey (SERU), the CIRP Freshman and other surveys from the Higher Education Research Institute (HERI).

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2018 College Health and Wellness Leadership and Innovations Summit

October 8-9, 2018
Cloyd Heck Marvin Center 
George Washington University


This event was a high-impact gathering of student health and wellness professionals, higher education officials, and policy leaders, all convening to discuss student well-being. Session recordings coming soon.

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News and Announcements

ACHA News, Programs, and Services

ACHA Endorses Statement on Health and Well-Being in Higher Education

The American College Health Association is proud to announce that, along with five other associations, it has recently added its endorsement to Health and Wellbeing in Higher Education: A Commitment to Student Success, joining principal authors NIRSA: Leaders in Collegiate Recreation and Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education (NASPA) in making strategic commitments in pursuit of innovating, supporting, and fostering a holistic, integrated, and strategic approach to wellbeing from the association level to the institutional level. The full statement – which is available at www.nirsa.org/hands-in – is now endorsed by eight leading higher education associations.


Now Accepting Applicants for ACHA's College Health and Wellness Professional (CHWP) Certification Program

Gain leadership skills relevant to your area of expertise and enhance your ability to support your institution in fulfilling its mission through enrollment in ACHA's Leadership Institute. Find out more and enroll today.


Join us as we get ready for ACHA’s 100th Anniversary in 2020!

We look forward to the year 2020 in which we will celebrate 100 years of ACHA, honoring our legacy while planning for the future and all the opportunities that exist for ACHA and its members to make a meaningful difference in the lives of the nation's college students. In the months leading up to the 2020 Annual Meeting in Chicago, we will be sharing with you moments from ACHA’s history as well as ways you can celebrate with us. Learn more here.

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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