Organization's Mission Statement: The American College Health Association (ACHA) was founded in 1920 to serve and represent the diverse group of professionals who provide health services to the nation' s campuses. It is the only association specifically dedicated to the field of college health.
The mission of the ACHA is to be the principal advocate and leadership organization for college and university health. The association provides advocacy, education and services for its members to enhance their ability to improve the health of all students and the campus community. A nonprofit organization, ACHA promotes excellence in college health by setting standards and providing quality programs and services to colleges and universities throughout the United States, Canada and abroad.