Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND)


Any complaints related to ACEND accreditation of the Texas A&M DPD Program should be submitted in writing to Dr. Clint Allred, Department of Nutrition and Food Science (NFSC) Associate Head for Academics, at Accreditation complaints will be addressed by the Texas A&M University DPD Accreditation Advisory Committee for resolution within thirty days.

Students should only submit accreditation complaints directly to ACEND only after failed resolution by the Texas A&M University NFSC DPD Program. Accreditation complaints to ACEND can be made at or 1-800-877-1600 ex.5400.  All complaints other than those related to accreditation should follow the Texas A&M University student grievance procedures:

Additional questions pertaining to the accreditation of DPD programs may be referred to the following:



The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

120 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 2000

Chicago, IL 60606-6995

800-877-1600 ex.5400,


Washington, DC Office

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

1120 Connecticut Avenue NW, Suite 480

Washington, DC 20036


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