NASD Handbook

Handbook and Any Current Addenda

NASD Handbook 2016-17 (PDF file)

Includes current NASD standards and guidelines for accredited institutional membership for degree- and non-degree-granting institutions in dance, as well as the Association’s Constitution, Bylaws, Code of Ethics, and Rules of Practice and Procedure. It incorporates all recent revisions ratified by the NASD Membership, Board of Directors, and/or Commission on Accreditation through October 2016.


All institutions and evaluators must follow standards and guidelines reflected in the latest edition of the NASD Handbook and any addenda current at the time of application.