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Take your teaching to a new place!

Apply now for visiting faculty positions on ACM off-campus study programs in Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America, the Middle East, and the US. Positions are available for faculty in a wide variety of disciplines in the sciences, social sciences, and humanities.

Pictured above: Visiting Faculty Director Weihong Du (Knox College) with students on the fall 2016 ACM Shanghai Program.

Study away with ACM this fall!

The March 15 deadline to apply for ACM off-campus programs in fall 2017 is approaching. Go to ACM.edu/Apply now!


GSEF Annual Summit

Graduate School Exploration Fellowship (GSEF) info webinar

Tune in to learn about GSEF support for mentoring and summer research:
Tuesday, February 21 at 4:45 p.m. (CST)
Thursday, February 23 at 4:45 p.m. (CST)


Pick your favorites in the ACM Off-Campus Study Photo Contest!

Check out students' photos and vote for the Fans' Choice Award on the ACM Facebook page.

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Faculty and Staff Conferences, Workshops, and Meetings

Professional Development Activities

ACM grant-funded programs offer an array of conferences and workshops, grants for faculty-designed projects, and seminars to support faculty and staff in teaching, research, and service.

Off-Campus Opportunities

Whether it's a visiting faculty position in Shanghai or a visit to an off-campus program site in Costa Rica, ACM leverages its connections around the world to offer professional development activities.

Peer Networking Across the ACM

Administrative leaders, staff, and faculty from ACM colleges meet regularly to share information, create networks, and address common concerns of residential, liberal arts colleges.


Upcoming Faculty and Staff Meetings

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Student Activities and Events

Writing and Photo Contests

The ACM honors students' creativity in two annual competitions. A $1,000 first prize is on the line in the Nick Adams Short Story Contest. The best pictures taken by students on study away win awards in the Off-Campus Study Photo Contest.

Research Fellowships

Graduate School Exploration Fellowships (GSEF) offer mentoring and summer research opportunities at major universities to students from underrepresented backgrounds who are interested in careers as professors in the humanities and arts.

ACM Athletic Tournaments

Athletic ties among ACM member institutions stretch back more than 90 years. Building on this tradition, athletic directors of the ACM colleges organize an ongoing schedule of athletic tournaments in selected sports.

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Schedule your next meeting at the ACM’s consortial office space

The ACM consortial office in downtown Chicago has several meeting spaces available. Groups and individuals from the ACM colleges are welcome to use the space, subject to availability, usually with no rental fee. Learn more »