Information Technology Services (ITS)

Access to Online Courses

Published on: April 5, 2018

Free Lynda training for U of T students, faculty and staff

As a student, staff, or faculty member at University of Toronto, you now have access to, an online learning resource with high-quality instructional videos taught by recognized experts. Using your UTORid to log in, you may choose from more than 1,400 online self-paced courses that cover a wide range of topics, including business, IT, software, and design. The is available to any current student or employee at the university.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I access

Direct access is available via University of Toronto Web Login to

University of Toronto Web Login to

How can I get the most from

To learn how to get the most of resources, take a few minutes to review Getting Started with

What are some features of

  • Unlimited access to courses on a wide variety of technologies and disciplines
  • Up-to-date content to keep skills current and to learn new skills
  • Materials developed by recognized industry experts
  • Access to exercises and activities to follow along as you learn
  • Closed captioning and searchable, time coded transcripts
  • Beginner to advanced level courses
  • The option to watch complete courses or individual videos as you need them
  • Mobile app access

What are some example subjects I can learn on

There are over 1,400 video tutorials available through Here are some examples:

  • Twitter for Business
  • Social Media Marketing with Facebook and Twitter
  • Vimeo Essential Training
  • WordPress Essential Training
  • Outlook 2016: Time Management with Calendar and Tasks
  • PowerPoint 2016 New Features
  • OneNote 2016
  • Word 2016 Mail Merge in Depth
  • Building Templates in Word
  • Excel 2016: Pivot Tables in Depth
  • Time Management Fundamentals
  • Up and Running with Photoshop Elements 11
  • Windows 10 Tips and Tricks

Where can I get support?

For support in use of this resource please visit the Help Site

eCampusOntario negotiated access to all content for students, faculty, and staff at all publicly-funded Ontario Universities and Colleges at no cost until September 21, 2020.