National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity

Fisher Fountain Area on the McNichols Campus

ϲʲͼ Mercy’s Institutional Membership with the National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity (NCFDD) is an annual subscription for an unlimited number of faculty, graduate students, post-docs and administrators. Members are granted on-demand access to online resources, providing external mentoring and professional development training centered on helping faculty achieve outstanding research and writing productivity while having a full and healthy life off-campus.

Institutional members have access to:

  • The weekly "Monday Motivator"
  • Monthly Core Curriculum webinars
  • Guest Expert Webinars and Multi-Week Skill-Building Courses
  • Our Dissertation Success Curriculum for advanced graduate students
  • 14-Day Writing Challenges
  • Discussion Forum for peer-mentoring and problem-solving
  • Monthly accountability buddy matches, by request
  • Moderated monthly writing challenges
  • Library of previous webinar and multi-week course recordings

Questions about the membership can be directed to the Office of Academic Affairs at

To activate your ϲʲͼ Mercy Sponsored Membership

Visit . On the University's landing page, click “Activate My Membership.” Complete the Registration Form using your ϲʲͼ Mercy email address and click the activation link in the confirmation email.