Retired Member

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Annual Dues: $117.00
Processing Fee: None
The Academy's membership year is June 1 — May 31

  • Retired Member Brochure
  • Interested in moving to the Retired member category? Contact the Academy Member Service Center by phone at 800/877-1600, ext. 5000 (Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Central Time) or by email for assistance. The representative will ask for confirmation of your retirement status and your birth date to verify eligibility. Your membership category will be changed and you can then renew over the telephone, request an invoice to renew with a check by mail or opt to login and renew online.

Available to any dietetics professional qualifying for the active membership category who is:

  • No longer gainfully employed (defined as making equal to, or more than, the current Federal poverty level for an individual) in dietetic practice or education and is at least 62 years of age.
  • On total (permanent) disability.
    • Copy of the Social Security Determination of Disability Form or statement from a medical doctor attesting to your disability and its permanence.

Privileges of Retired Membership

Retired members whose dues are not in arrears shall be entitled to all the rights of the active membership category.