Guidelines and Recommendations

In order to advance the field of college health, ACHA has created numerous policy guidelines, recommendations, and position statements to assist college health professionals in developing and sustaining strong and high quality health programming, health care, and health services in support of college students and their institutions.

The following guidelines and recommendations are available to download in pdf format, or copies may be obtained by contacting ACHA at pubs@acha.org. Please also see ACHA's Position Statements.

Guidelines and recommendations from other organizations may be available in the "College Health Topics" section.

White Papers

ACHA white papers serve as authoritative educational guides that address college health issues and how to solve them.

The following white papers are currently available:

ACHF Resources

ACHF partnered with non-profit organizations, foundations, and corporations to create a series of materials to benefit students and college health professionals.


  • Framing Well-Being in a College Campus Setting: A Partnership with Aetna Student Health
  • Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF)
  • Protecting Students from MenB: A Partnership with Pfizer

Access these resources here.