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The University of Tennessee, Knoxville is a proud institutional member of NCFDD. NCFDD is a nationally-recognized, independent organization that provides online career development and mentoring resources for faculty, staff, graduate students, and post-docs. NCFDD’s programs can help faculty increase writing productivity, establish and maintain work-life balance, and create broad networks of collegial support on campus.

As an Institutional Member of NCFDD, faculty members and academic professionals from all levels have exclusive access to their expansive online resources, including an array of webinars, resources, and programs.

Take advantage of the following virtual programs and resources through the NCFDD membership, including:

Special Scholarship Programs

The Office of the Provost provides scholarships to faculty to participate in two 12-week programs offered through NCFDD, the Faculty Success Program and the Post-Tenure Pathfinders. 

Activate Your Account

Our institutional membership allows an unlimited number of faculty, staff, graduate students, post-docs, and administrators at UTK to create individual accounts that give them on-demand access to NCFDD’s online members-only resources. Just follow these four easy steps to activate your account:

  1. Go to “NCFDD Join” webpage. The blue highlight box allows users to view member institutions. Select UT Knoxville from the drop-down menu in the and click “Continue.”
  2. On our institution’s landing page, click “Activate My Membership.”
  3. Complete a brief registration form using your UTK email address.
  4. Open your UTK email. Click “Activate Account” in the confirmation email.