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The National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity, now NCFDD, is a nationally recognized, independent organization dedicated to supporting over 285,000 faculty, graduate students, and postdocs on their path to successful academic careers. They provide an array of resources including professional development programs, training, and mentoring support.

As an Institutional Member, we encourage our faculty members and academic professionals from all levels to sign up for a complimentary membership. This offers exclusive access to their expansive online resources, including an array of webinars, resources, and programs.

New to NCFDD?

Follow these steps to activate your account and sign-up for the many free resources:

  1. Go to
  2. Click “Activate My Membership”
  3. Complete a basic sign-up form using your institutional email
  4. Activate your account by clicking the link in a follow-up confirmation email.

NCFDD’s member platform offers a multitude of Member Resources and Events. NCFDD content covers a broad spectrum of topics integral to academic life, such as techniques to enhance writing productivity, effective strategies for time management and prioritization, developing mentor relationships, strategies for securing external funding, and finding a healthy work-life balance.

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