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Academic Membership

The Academic Standards Associate Membership Program is intended for academic institutions with an interest in insurance industry standards.

Member Benefits

ACORD Standards Package for P&C, L&A, and GRLC Insurance Transactions

  • XML Schemas and Specifications
  • AL3 Electronic Data Interchange Standards
  • AML Schema and Specifications for Australia, New Zealand and South Africa
  • Implementation Guides
  • GRLC Data Dictionary

Resources & Services

  • Discounted Reference Architecture Facets
  • Discounted Testing and Certification
  • Onboarding Training
  • Discounted Custom Consulting Services

Additional Benefits

  • Access to Research Library
  • Discounted Event Passes and Premium Sponsorship Opportunities
  • ACORD Branding and Logo Usage
  • Participation in Standards Development

Pricing & Eligibility

The per term fee is $1,000. The Academic Associate Membership Program is open solely to: (i) postsecondary institutions that are institutionally accredited by agencies on the U.S. Department of Education’s list of Nationally Recognized Accrediting Agencies and that do not engage in the business of (a) underwriting, selling, distributing or otherwise providing insurance, surety or annuities, or (b) providing hardware, software, technology or related services to those engaging in same; and (ii) organizations that own and administer the exams that ACORD recognizes relative to the knowledge requirements of the ACORD ACE program.

For more information about joining this program:

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