Information and Resources for

Using the ACHA Tripod College Health Program Development Tools



Materials for Presentation on Using the Tripod

Materials used for California College Health Nurse Association Conference presentation: PowerPoint Presentation (~800kb), handout and worksheets.


Standards of Practice for Health Promotion in Higher Education

Six measurable guidelines for enhancing the quality of health promotion programs, thereby encouraging healthy learning environments at colleges and universities.


National College Health Assessment

A national, non-profit, research effort organized by ACHA to assist health service providers, health educators, counselors, and administrators in collecting data about the health of their students.

Sample Survey

Press Release – Jun ‘04

Press Release – Nov ‘03

Practical Application and Testimonials

Sample Data


Healthy Campus 2010

A tool for health promotion planning for a college/university or health-related organization. Helps in assessing campus and community health needs, and then developing, implementing, and evaluating programs. The document is divided into: a background of Healthy People 2010, the nationwide health promotion and disease agenda; a thorough introductory section with ideas for getting started; more than 200 health objectives in 28 focus areas; and several appendices, such as a glossary of terms, list of resources, and calculations for determining health targets.


NASPA’s Health Education and Leadership Program and Leadership for a Healthy Campus

Leadership for a Healthy Campus: An Ecological Approach for Student Success


Center for College Health and Safety


Jim Grizzell, MBA, MA, CHES –, 909-856-3350

November 8, 2004