Policy & Procedures

The following PDF documents serve as a comprehensive reference to all matters relating to CIDA and the accreditation process. Major topics include:

I.             Council for Interior Design Accreditation
II.            Professional Standards 2018, effective starting July 1, 2018
III.           Guidance for Self Study
IV.           Applying for Accreditation
V.            Site Visit
VI.           Accreditation
VII.          Maintaining Accredited Status
VIII.         Fees – effective through Dec. 31, 2019
               Fees – effective on Jan. 1, 2020
IX.           Standards Essays 2018
X.            CIDA in 2019

If you would like to receive the Application for Accreditation or Request for Site Visit Dates forms or the electronic templates for completing the Program Analysis Report or Curriculum Matrix, please e-mail the .

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