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​​​Graduate students, postdocs, and faculty at DePaul can join the NCFDD through DePaul's Institutional Membership with the NCFDD.  The NCFDD is an independent organization dedicated to helping current and future faculty increase productivity, maintain work-family balance, and create broad networks of collegial support.

NCFDD provides a variety of online resources that include moderated discussion forums, tele-workshops, facilitated learning communities, 'writing buddy' matching, and more.  You can tailor the notices and services you receive according to your interests.  Opportunities to start new classes or workshops occur throughout the year.

DePaul faculty, postdocs, and graduate students can activate their membership by following these directions:

  1. Go to
  2. Click “Learn more about Membership"
  3. Click “Join or Activate Your Membership"
  4. Scroll to the middle of the page where it says “select your institution," and find DePaul from the dropdown menu.
  5. On the next page click "Activate My Membership"
  6. Complete the required form using your email account​