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ACCU offers resources that help foster vibrant Catholic identity among its member colleges and universities

Mission & Identity

The goal of the Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities is to strengthen and promote the Catholic mission and identity of its member campuses. Among the programs and services that ACCU offers related to Catholic identity and university mission are:

Hands-on Learning

ACCU offers the Mission Leadership Institute to help new, emerging, and future mission leaders integrate and sustain mission on their campus.


Catholic Identity Mission Assessment

Read how this new ACCU project will help member institutions understand how Catholic higher education adds distinct value to the student experience

Strengthening Catholic Identity

This series of brochures — also available in a single volume — helps Catholic college and university leaders fulfill their responsibilities related to Catholic identity

Catholic Intellectual Tradition

Information about the Catholic Intellectual Tradition can assist anyone interested in the tradition that underlies our colleges and universities