Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND)

ACCREDITATION COMPLAINT PROCEDURE

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 callred@tamu.edu. 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 ACEND@eatright.org 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: http://student-rules.tamu.edu/studentgrievanceprocedures

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

ACEND CONTACT INFORMATION

Headquarters

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

120 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 2000

Chicago, IL 60606-6995

800-877-1600 ex.5400, http://www.eatright.org

 

Washington, DC Office

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

1120 Connecticut Avenue NW, Suite 480

Washington, DC 20036

202-775-8277

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