National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity (NCFDD)

National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity (NCFDD)

As of August 5, 2019, UCCS is an institutional member of the National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity (NCFDD).


What is the NCFDD?

The NCFDD is a nationally-recognized, independent organization that provides online career development and mentoring resources for faculty, post-docs, and graduate students. They provide a variety of virtual programs and resources including: 

 • Weekly Monday Motivator 

• Monthly Core Curriculum Webinars 

• Monthly Guest Expert Webinars 

• Access to Multi-Week Courses 

• Access to Dissertation Success Curriculum for graduate students (appropriate for Master’s students, too)

• Private Discussion Forum for peer-mentoring, problem-solving, & moderated writing challenges 

• Monthly accountability buddy matches 

• Access to 14-Day Writing Challenges 

• Access to the Member Library that includes past webinar materials, referrals, and readings

Institutional Membership

To claim your free Institutional Membership, complete the following steps:

1) Go to

2) Choose your institution from the drop-down menu.

3) Select “Activate my Membership”

4) Complete the registration form using your institutional email address (i.e.

5) Go to your institution email to find a confirmation/welcome email. Click “Activate Account” in the email.

If you have any questions about the membership, please contact: Andrea Herrera, Associate Vice Chancellor for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion, or Beth Daniels. Associate Professor, If you have any technical questions, please email NCFDD at