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LinkedIn Learning

LinkedIn Learning is an on-demand learning solution designed to help learners gain new skills and advance their careers. LinkedIn Learning offers a customized learning experience that features instructional content relevant to the learner’s professional interests and goals. Active McMaster students, faculty and staff have free, unlimited access to video tutorials related to business, media and technology through LinkedIn Learning, a self-service training site.

If you have any questions, or are unable to resolve your issue, support can be received via the Service Desk.

Service Desk

Who can use this service:

  • Undergraduate Students
  • Graduate Students
  • Continuing Education Students
  • Instructors
  • Faculty
  • Researchers
  • Staff

How much does it cost?

LinkedIn Learning is free for active McMaster students, faculty and staff.

Service Availability


How to get it


LinkedIn Learning Offers: 

  • Unlimited access to video tutorials covering communication, technology, business, and creative topics 
  • Over 16,000 online courses to help you learn software, creative, IT, and business skills 
  • Personalized recommendations to explore the most in-demand skills based on your experience 
  • Helpful resources like quizzes, exercise files and coding practice windows to reinforce learning 

Frequently Asked Questions

LinkedIn recommends connecting or creating a LinkedIn profile to receive enhanced product features (such as retaining course history even after you’ve left McMaster University) and more personalized content recommendations.

LinkedIn takes your privacy seriously, so only your basic information (e.g., name, job title, skills, photo) will be shared with McMaster University. McMaster University will not have access to any private activity from your personal LinkedIn account.

The activation link that you receive from LinkedIn Learning after the upgrade expires after 14 days.

Please activate your account using the UTS link provided here. The link can also be found beneath the ‘How to Get it’ tab above.

Remember to activate your account within 1 year of the upgrade date for your individual learning data and history to carry over.

Please activate your account using the UTS link provided above under the ‘How to Get it’ Tab.

Log in using the link provided above under the ‘How to Get it’ Tab

If you are still having access issues, please reach out to LinkedIn Learning support using one of the following methods:

To create a collection from the course page: 

  1. Log in to your?LinkedIn Learning?account. 
  2. Navigate to your desired course. 
  3. Click the?••• More?icon. 
  4. Click?Add to collection. 
  5. From the?Add to collection?pop-up window that appears, click?+?Create new collection. 
  6. In the?Create a new collection?window, enter a?Title?and?Description?(if desired). 
  7. Click?Create. 
  8. Click??Share?next to the collection you wish to share with others. 

For more information, go to the LinkedIn Learning Help Center: 

For issues with LinkedIn Learning course integration and administrative and report requests please contact:

UTS Service Desk

  • Hours: Monday – Friday 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
  • Phone: 905-525-9140 x24357 (2HELP)
  • Location: Main Campus BSB Rm. 245
  • Self Service
  • Service Catalogue