The Associated Colleges of the Chicago Area (ACCA) is a consortium of 14 private liberal arts colleges that was formed in 1966. ACCA’s primary objective is to promote collegiate education in biology, chemistry, computer science, mathematics, physics, psychology, sociology/anthropology, and business/economics by stimulating and regularizing cooperative arrangements between the member colleges and universities and other educational and research institutions in the use of staff and facilities. Learn more about ACCA.

For more information on ACCA, please contact:

Sharon K. Robbert, Ph.D.
ACCA Executive Director

News and Announcements

ACCA Computer Science: Faculty Development Workshop

February 12, 2024

ACCA Computer Science Faculty Development workshop planned for Friday, March 15, at Trinity Christian College. RSVP here:

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ACCA Student Research Symposium!

February 9, 2024

Save the Date: the student research symposium will be Saturday, April 13, at Lewis University.

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ACCA Math: Spring Lecture!

February 6, 2024

ACCA Spring Math Lectures at Trinity Christian College on Monday, March 25. Two lectures will be given by Dr. Eric Samperton (Purdue University) on the interactions between topology and computer science.

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Coming Soon: ACCA Student Collegiate Coding Challenge

February 6, 2024

Attention tech enthusiasts from ACCA Schools! The ACCA Computer Science Division is calling on you to unleash your coding prowess in a full-day event that’s set to spark your creativity and test your technical skills.

Saturday, February 24 · 9am – 5pm CST at Lewis University.

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Psychology Book Discussion Meeting

January 16, 2024

ACCA Psychology Division annual book discussion at 5:30/6:00 PM Thursday, February 22. 

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