National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity (NCFDD)Graphic announcing NCFDD membership

The University of Florida is an institutional member of the National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity (NCFDD), a nationally recognized, independent organization that provides online career development and mentoring resources for faculty, postdocs, and graduate students at more than 450 colleges and universities. 

​Membership resources provide a rich selection of options that will be of interest to all faculty ranks, postdocs, graduate students, and administrators. 

NCFDD provides a variety of virtual programs and resources including: 

  • Weekly Monday Motivator 
  • Monthly Core Curriculum Webinars 
  • Monthly Guest Expert Webinars 
  • Faculty Success Program, an intensive virtual bootcamp
  • Access to Multi-Week Courses 
  • Access to Dissertation Success Curriculum for graduate students 
  • 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 

A few webinars that are particularly relevant to administrators include:

  1. Rethinking Mentoring Multi-Week Course
  2. Managing Multiple Roles: How to be a Faculty Member and an Administrator
  3. Department Chair Intensive Multi-Week Course
  4. Successful Strategies for Faculty Diversity: Valuing Faculty Work that Promotes Equity

To claim free access to our Institutional Membership, complete the following steps: 

1)  Go to 

2)  Choose University of Florida 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 UF email to find a confirmation/welcome email. Click “Activate Account” in the email. 

 If you have any questions about the membership, please contact: Brigit Dermott via email at or by phone at (352) 273*4170. If you have any technical questions, please email NCFDD at

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