LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com) is a leading online-learning platform that helps anyone learn business, software, technology, and creative skills to achieve personal and professional goals. Members have access to the LinkedIn Learning video library of over 15,000 engaging, top-quality, on-demand courses taught by recognized industry experts. Members can also connect their LinkedIn Learning history to their LinkedIn account for a more personalized learning experience.
Active students, regular staff (including temporary employees), and faculty on the Ann Arbor, Dearborn, and Flint campuses and at Michigan Medicine are automatically granted access.
Access LinkedIn Learning
To get started with LinkedIn Learning, you will need to activate your account:
- Visit linkedinlearning.umich.edu
- You will be directed to the U-M Weblogin where you’ll enter your UMICH (Level-1) uniqname and password. You may need to use Duo for two-factor authentication.
- Optional: Enter your LinkedIn account login and password to connect your learning history to your LinkedIn account.
See Getting Started with LinkedIn Learning at the bottom of the University Human Resources page for more information on connecting your LinkedIn account and how to use the LinkedIn Learning Guide.
Faculty Can Use LinkedIn Learning in Their Courses
LinkedIn Learning (LiL) can be used as a complement to your current curriculum. There are many options already available to recommend to your students, or you can curate custom collections to fit your specific needs.
LinkedIn Learning can be integrated with Canvas and Blackboard courses by setting up an External Tool. See the Canvas and Blackboard Integrations section on the University Human Resources (UHR) page for directions.
Faculty can specify whether modules should be done sequentially or in any order, and grades are pass/fail. See Creating Collections section on the UHR website.
- View instructions for integrating LinkedIn Learning content into your Canvas or Blackboard course.
- Refer to the University Human Resources LinkedIn Learning page for FAQs, webinars, recommendations for faculty/staff/students, and more.
- Eligible U-M students, regular staff (including temporary employees), and faculty have complete access to LinkedIn Learning Help.
- The ITS Service Center can help users who are having trouble accessing LinkedIn Learning.
- Check out the top 10 LinkedIn Learning courses people at U-M have taken recently.
What Happens Upon Leaving the University
Learn more about your LinkedIn Learning access when you graduate or leave the university.