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

2024-2025 Important Dates!

May 17, 2024

Faculty and Students of ACCA Member Institutions are invited to these events for the 2024-2025 academic year. In addition to these events, individual divisions will host events for discipline-specific activities.

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ACCA Calculus Competition Winners!

May 1, 2024

ACCA Calculus Competition Results!

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Save the Date: October Dinner Meeting

April 30, 2024

Please save Monday, October 7, for the October Dinner Meeting of ACCA Divisions and Board. The meeting will be held at Trinity Christian College in Palos Heights, Illinois. Official invitations will be sent in late August 2024.

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Professions @ the Arboretum!

April 18, 2024

Free event at Morton Arboretum in September for students seeking to learn more about professions after graduation.

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