Thanks for joining us in Denver for our ACHA 2019 Annual Meeting! Interested in continuing education credit? Be sure to visit the Meeting Evaluations and CE Credit page for links to the required session evaluation survey.
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In case you missed it, this webinar is available for on-demand viewing. The presentation reviewed 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).
ACHA has recently published "Outsourcing of College Health Programs:
Discussion Points" to delineate critical factors that must be
addressed when considering full or partial
outsourcing of a college health program. This
document can also provide guidance to institutions
who are considering resuming management of an
outsourced college health program. The publication and other guidelines and recommendations are available here.
ACHA submitted comments to the Department of Education on its proposed rule for reforming how institutions of higher education would be required to handle sexual harassment and assault cases in order to avoid being found deliberately indifferent under Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (Title IX). The Department received over 96,000 public comments on the proposed rule. ACHA’s comments can be found here [pdf], as well as in the Department’s online docket for the proposed rule.
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.
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 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.
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.