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Getting ready for fall study away

During the next few weeks, students will be leaving to begin their off-campus adventures on ACM programs in cities from Rio de Janeiro to Amsterdam to Shanghai!

Is off-campus study in your future? Learn more about ACM's distinctive study away programs in Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America, the Middle East, and the US.

2016 Annual Summit

Teaching All Students Well

Tune in on Friday, August 18 to the livestream of Dr. Derald Wing Sue's keynote address at the Lawrence University Diversity Conference. 


ACM faculty: Visit Amsterdam this fall with ACM!

Apply for the faculty site visit for an inside view of ACM's new study away program! Deadline: September 5.


Schedule set for 2017 ACM tourney

Four teams will take the court for round robin competition at the ACM Volleyball Tournament on September 8-9 at Colorado College.

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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 »