UVM is an institutional member of the National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity (NCFDD) which is a nationally-recognized independent organization dedicated to supporting faculty, particularly under-represented faculty, post-docs, and graduate students in making successful transitions throughout their careers. NCFDD provides online career development, training, and mentoring resources.

All UVM faculty, post-docs and graduate students have access to a variety of virtual programs and resources offered by the National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity, 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
  • Private Discussion Forum for peer-mentoring, problem-solving, and 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

Additional benefits of annual membership include priority and discounted registration to the Faculty Success Program (FSP) and continued free enrollment in the FSP Alumni Program.

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

  1. Go to http://www.facultydiversity.org/join.
  2. Choose University of Vermont from the drop-down menu.
  3. Select “Activate my Membership”.
  4. Complete the registration form using your UVM email address (i.e., @uvm.edu).
  5. Go to your UVM email to find a confirmation/welcome email. Click “Activate Account” in the email.

If you have any technical questions, please email NCFDD at Membership@FacultyDiversity.org.