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U of U obtains an Institutional Membership for the National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity (NCFDD)
sponsored by the College of Education

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We are pleased to announce that the University of Utah has now obtained an Institutional Membership for the National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity (NCFDD). The NCFDD is a nationally-recognized, independent organization that provides online career development and mentoring resources for faculty, graduate students, and post-doctoral students. Because the University of Utah is now an institutional member, our graduate students, post-doctoral students, and faculty now have access to a large variety of programs, services and resources at no cost (the normal cost for individual memberships would be $240/year for graduate and post-doctoral scholars, and $480/year for faculty). 

 NCFDD Core Curriculum


To register for your University of Utah NCFDD membership, please complete the following steps:

  1. Visit
  2. Under "Registration Information," enter your University of Utah email address as a username. Also enter your first name , last name, validation code (provided by the website), and click continue.
  3. Enter the required registration information and click "submit."
  4. Members will receive a welcome email within 1-2 business days confirming that the account is approved and active.

If you have any questions about the membership, please contact: Nadia Granados in the College of Education at

“I used my own research money to become an individual member, mostly in response to criticism of my scholarly record. I had been working very hard but wanted to figure out how to work more effectively. Within the first few weeks of being a member, I participated in the two week writing bootcamp, which helped me establish a daily writing routine. It has helped me more than I could imagine. It has forced me to reflect on why some of my work practices are not as efficient as they could be. It also added a layer of external accountability that has helped me push forward with research. Having a support network that is no way linked to the promotion and tenure process, or even within the same academic field makes the feedback more open, non-judgmental, and also different from what a colleague may tell me.  The program has helped me to create a realistic plan, and so far I am actually sticking to it. This program will benefit both the research output and the mental health of faculty members, postdocs, and graduate students.“

 -Claudia Geist
Assistant Professor
Department of Sociology
Gender Studies Program


Last Updated: 3/15/21