DPD Verification Statement Guidelines
Completion of the requirements for the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign’s Didactic Program in Dietetics (DPD) will be verified by the DPD Program Director prior to issuing Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics verification statements.
Procedure for Students in the Dietetic Program
Procedure for those in the DPD Program Only
Includes all of the above with the addition of:
Additional courses from other institutions will be considered if the outside course/s is/are substantially similar to UIUC courses or otherwise appropriate dietetic-related coursework, DPD director’s discretion on the approval of coursework in the appropriate circumstances will be exercised based on, but not limited to, university transfer guidelines, committee input and petitions.
Procedure for Graduate Students Fulfilling DPD Program Requirements
Includes all of the above, plus completion of core nutrition courses at UIUC:
Graduate students are required to set up a meeting with Dr. Justine Karduck if planning on completing the DPD requirements concurrently with their graduate studies. Graduate students must complete 100 hours of work experience, (50 of them must be clinical work), and complete mentor meetings every semester similar to the undergraduate students in the DPD Program.