National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity

Fisher Fountain Area on the McNichols Campus

Detroit 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 Detroit Mercy Sponsored Membership

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