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ASID Member CEU Requirement

ASID members must earn a minimum of 10 units (10 hours) of approved continuing education (CEU) every two years. The current reporting period is from January 1, 2022 – December 31, 2023.

Join Date

CEUs Required

Members Required

May 31, 2022 or Before

10 CEUs (10 Hours)

Professional, Allied, Associate

June 1, 2022 – May 31, 2023

5 CEUs (5 Hours)

Professional, Allied, Associate

June 1 – December 31, 2023


Professional, Allied, Associate

ASID bylaws and policies require all practitioner members (Professional, Allied, and Associate members) to meet the Society’s continuing education membership requirement. For ASID members who need continuing education for state licensure renewal, all continuing education taken for your licensing renewal can also be applied to the ASID requirement. Check with your state regulatory board or agency for requirements.

Members in the following categories are not required to fulfill the continuing education requirement: Professional Inactive, Professional Life Member, Professional Retired, Allied Retired, Industry Partner, and Student Member.

Please review the FAQs related to Continuing Education Units. For more information, please email

Reporting CEU Compliance

ASID members are to utilize the International Design Continuing Education Council (IDCEC) registry to warehouse CEUs. The IDCEC user registry allows you to upload and track your continuing education activity as well as store a record under your account. Check your IDCEC account regularly to ensure your records are up to date.


International Design Continuing Education Council (IDCEC)

IDCEC provides learning opportunities and registry services to design professionals under one platform. As a founding and core member of IDCEC, all ASID practitioner members receive access to the IDCEC registry and dashboard. ASID Chapters receive discounted rates for course submissions. ASID Industry Partners receive a discounted rate as first time IDCEC course providers.


Every ASID member has a unique IDCEC number to login into the website (your IDCEC number is different than your ASID number). You can find your number under the “Account Management” section of the ASID Member Menu after logging in to

You may only report unique continuing education units earned during the current reporting period, January 2022 – December 2023. If you received credit for a CEU in a previous compliance period, you will not receive credit again if you retake the course.

Special Circumstances

ASID may grant an adjustment to the requirement for poor health, certified by a physician; a specific physical or mental disability, certified by an appropriate health care professional; extended duty with the armed forces; or for extreme hardship, which, in the board’s judgment, makes it impossible for the member to comply. Requests for an adjustment to the continuing education requirement must be made no less than three months (by September 30, 2023) before the end of the current reporting period.

Audits and Failure to Comply

At the end of a reporting period, ASID will review the IDCEC report of CEUs completed by each member. Select members will be audited and required to submit proof of the 10 (10 hours) CEUs required by way of a certificate of attendance or completion or a stamped conference card. Members who cannot supply proof of completion will face failure of compliance. Any member who fails to comply with the continuing education requirement may be subject to suspension of Society membership in accordance with the requirements of the ASID Bylaws.


Continuing education should be relevant to interior design and in the form of courses and presentations from registered IDCEC providers, self-reported courses and presentations, or college and university courses. Coursework taken by the following providers will be accepted:

IDCEC Approved Education

ASID automatically accepts continuing education approved by the International Design Continuing Education Council (IDCEC).

State Regulatory Board Approved Courses

ASID automatically accepts continuing education approved by State Regulatory Boards. Refer to courses offered by your local jurisdiction for more information.

Note: Continuing education requirements for State Regulatory Boards vary. Check with your jurisdiction for requirements. Your ASID chapter may also be a resource for local options and requirements.

Courses Approved by Industry-Relevant Organizations

ASID automatically accepts continuing education approved by the following industry-relevant organizations:

Higher Education Courses

ASID accepts courses in interior design taken at college or university programs accredited by the Council for Interior Design Accreditation (CIDA). ASID will approve 1 CEU (1 hour) per credit hour earned (not the actual hours you spend in class).

The coursework cannot be taken for college credit towards a degree program.

Courses by Other Providers

Completed programs offered by other providers must be submitted to ASID for review prior to receiving credit. Once a program has been taken, complete the ASID Self-Reporting Submission Form and submit payment of $25 USD via email to or mail to ASID headquarters.

You will be notified of course approval or disapproval within approximately 20 business days of receipt. Approval is based on information received and reviewed and is valid toward your ASID education membership requirement. All such decisions are final.

Reporting Process

Refer to the following steps to report continuing education coursework.


Number of CEUs

Information to Submit to ASID

Information to Submit to Your IDCEC Registry

IDCEC approved education Unlimited Non-applicable Refer to the ASID Guide for Using the IDCEC Website
State Regulatory Board approved courses Unlimited ASID self-Reporting Submission Form (no paymnet and course transcript from regulatory board. ASID will report to IDCEC for member.
Courses approved by industry relevant organizations Unlimited Non-applicable Select report "Non-IDCEC Course or Activity Attendance" and fill in course information, select "ASID pre-approved CEUs," and use ASID approval code:31400. Once Submitted, upload certificate of completion.
Higher education courses 1 CEU (1 hour) per credit hour for coursework not earned toward a degree program. ASID self-Reporting Submission Form (no paymnet and course transcript from regulatory board. Upload ASID approval to your IDCEC registry along with certificate of completion.
Courses by other providers Unlimited ASID self-Reporting Submission Form (no paymnet and course transcript from regulatory board. Upload ASID approval to your IDCEC registry along with certificate of completion.