NCFDD Institutional Membership Information

Dear Graduate Students,

We are pleased to announce that the University at Buffalo has joined the National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity (NCFDD) as an Institutional Member. The NCFDD is a nationally recognized, independent organization that provides online career development and mentoring resources for faculty, post-docs, and graduate students. For more information, see UB’s NCFDD webpage.

The NCFDD provides a variety of virtual programs and resources 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, & 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.

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

  1. Go to
  2. Choose University at Buffalo from the drop-down menu.
  3. Select “Activate my Membership”.
  4. Complete the registration form using your institutional email address (
  5. Go to your UB email to find a confirmation/welcome email. Click “Activate Account” in the email.

If you have questions about the membership, please contact the Office of Inclusive Excellence ( If you have any technical questions, please email NCFDD at

Despina Stratigakos, Ph.D.
Vice Provost for Inclusive Excellence
Office of Inclusive Excellence
University at Buffalo
549 Capen Hall
Buffalo, NY 14260