We’re proud to be an institutional member of the NCFDD.
This nationally recognized, independent organization is dedicated to supporting over 285,000 faculty, graduate students, and postdocs on their path to successful academic careers. They provide an array of resources including professional development programs, training, and mentoring support.
Sign up for your free membership using your IllinoisState.edu email. After you complete the information, you'll receive a confirmation email to officially activate your NCFDD membership. Make sure to check your spam folder if you don't see it in your inbox.
Have greater success with publications and securing external funding for research. You’ll also increase your confidence as an independent researcher and scholar.
Have healthier personal and professional relationships with departmental colleagues, and increased interactions with campus-based and external mentors, sponsors, and collaborators. Overall, you’ll notice increased job satisfaction and retention.
The NCFDD has members from almost every discipline and representing a broad range of colleges and universities. They offer essential tools for underrepresented faculty, postdocs, and graduate students and best practices for all scholars looking to make successful transitions throughout their careers.
Faculty Success Program
Find out more about the Faculty Success Program along with funding assistance and support provided by the Office of the Provost.
Virtual Programs and Resources
- 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
View upcoming NCFDD events
We are an NCFDD Institutional Member!
To activate your account visit https://www.ncfdd.org/join. Select our institution from the drop down menu, click Activate Account, register using your institution email address, and enjoy!