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The National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity (NCFDD) is a nationally recognized innovator in mentoring faculty to succeed in the academy, and provides extensive professional development, training, and mentorship opportunities to over 175,000 academics (faculty, postdocs, and graduate students) across a wide range of colleges and universities across the US.

CU Boulder's institutional membership with NCFDD includes free sub-account memberships for all faculty, academic professionals, and graduate students, providing access to NCFDD’s extensive online resources including workshops, webinars, and seminars.

  1. Visit the CU Boulder institutional landing page on the NCFDD website
  2. Select “Activate my Membership.”
  3. Complete the registration form using your campus email address.
  4. Go to your campus email to find a confirmation/welcome.
  5. Once your account is activated, you can review and register for events, courses, and webinars. 

Yearly Workshop and Resource Highlights

NCFDD offers on-demand access to a variety of resources and tools, as well as classes and workshops that occur throughout the year.

The Core Curriculum: In addition to its panels and webinars, NCFDD offers a regular series of skills-based courses to support faculty throughout their career. These include Overcoming Academic PerfectionismHow to Develop a Daily Writing Practice, and How to Align Your Time with Your Priorities, among others.

 14-Day Writing Challenge: Register for our upcoming challenge to experiment with daily writing, online community, and supportive accountability.

 Resource Library: The library offers a selection of more than 130 webinars with topics ranging from academic publishing to healthy relationships in academia.

Upcoming NCFDD Events: Visit the NCFDD events calendar for information on upcoming NCFDD opportunities. You will need to be logged in on your account to access the NCFDD events calendar.

Request for Proposals: Faculty Success Grants

Offered by the Office of Faculty Affairs, the Faculty Success Grants fund the enrollment of eligible pre-tenured faculty in NCFDD's Faculty Success Program. The Faculty Success Program is a twelve-week program that promotes evidence-based and humanizing strategies for writing productively, provides access to a specialized platform for tracking activities, time, and goal attainment, offers individualized coaching on a weekly basis, and places participants in small peer working groups that feature online interaction and weekly conference calls. 

More information about the Faculty Success Grants