National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity

As a UConn faculty member or teaching assistant you are eligible to a no-cost subaccount to CETL's NCFDD Institutional Membership. NCFDD Institutional Membership offers relevant professional development training, intense and reliable support from highly-trained and successful mentors, a confidential “safe space” for problem-solving and peer-mentoring, and a convenient virtual format so you can learn at your own convenience.

Membership Benefits

  •  Greater success with publications and securing external funding for research
  • Increased confidence as an independent researcher
  • Healthier relationships with departmental colleagues
  • Increased interactions with campus-based and external mentors, sponsors, and collaborators
  • Increased job satisfaction

Membership Includes

  • The Monday Motivator (weekly productivity email)
  • Access to monthly core curriculum webinars, guest expert webinars, and multi-week courses
  • Access to the Career Center
  • Recordings of all previous webinars and multi-week courses
  • Access to moderated monthly writing challenges and mentor matches
  • Discounted Faculty Success Program (FSP) registration
  • Free access to online accountability and tracking software to alumni of the Faculty Success Program

How to Activate Your Institutional Sub-Account Membership

  1. Visit
  2. Select your institution's name frm the list of Institutional Members.
  3.  Create a username and enter your first and last name.
  4. On the next page, complete the registration process. Be sure to include your institutional e-mail address (i.e.
  5. You will receive a welcome e-mail within two business days confirming that your account is active and that you can access the NCFDD resources.