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The voice of U.S. Catholic higher education


The ACCU offices will be closed until Monday, November 30, in observance of Thanksgiving Day. We are grateful to our member campuses and affiliates for supporting Catholic higher education.

"Give thanks to the Lord, for He is good; His love endures forever." -- 1 Chronicles 16:34





Don't miss these exclusive pre-meeting events:


Campus Ministry Directors:

REGISTER NOW: ACCU is sponsoring a series of regional meetings for Campus Ministry Directors in 2015-16. Meet colleagues, share best practices, and discuss the issues that matter -- all without being away from campus for more than one day. Sessions taking place in the mid-Atlantic, West, Great Lakes area, South, and more... all open for registration now!


Rising-VoicesJoin ACCU for Rising Voices:

This June 2016 conference will assist selected Catholic colleges and universities in visualizing and embracing new ways of proceeding in the face of current pressures. This conference will serve as a catalyst for productive networking and transformative change on campus. Read more...



A voluntary association, ACCU was founded in 1899 by 53 delegates from Catholic colleges throughout the United States. Since then, the association has grown fourfold to represent more than 90 percent of accredited Catholic institutions of higher learning in the United States, plus approximately two dozen international universities.

ACCU’s principal purposes are to help member institutions strengthen their stated Catholic mission and to foster collaboration among Catholic colleges and universities.

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