Lynda.com

Lynda.com is "a leading online learning company that helps anyone learn business, software, technology and creative skills to achieve personal and professional goals."

You set the pace

Since the classes and video tutorials are all online, you set the pace. Learn what you want, when you want, and practice with the instructor's files while you watch and listen from your computer, tablet, or mobile device, switching back and forth as you choose. 

The possibilities are endless

There are thousands of videos available at your fingertips when you sign in. 

  • Learn how to be more proficient at Microsoft Excel and other Office products
  • Get the edge on the latest social media and marketing communication strategies
  • Develop leadership and management skills
  • Write stronger essays
  • Give more engaging presentations
  • Ever wonder how to build a mobile app?
  • Make a GIF or design a website
  • Invest in your photography hobby
  • and so much more!

Getting Started

Login to Lynda.com

All active faculty, staff, and students have unlimited access to the entire Lynda.com database. Learn how to sign in with your St. Thomas account below to get started! 

Step 1: Go http://www.lynda.com

Step 2: Click "Sign in" in the upper-right corner



Step 3:
In the new dialogue window, click on "Sign in with your organization portal"


Step 4: Enter stthomas.edu as the organization URL

Step 5: If this is your first time using Lynda.com, then select "No, I've never had an account" to sign in through St. Thomas

(This process may be different if you have used Lynda.com through Human Resources before)

Step 6: Enter your email and password

TIP: Remember to use your original username in your email address, not any "alias" you may have set up.
(eg. sign in with "smit1234@stthomas.edu" rather than "john.smith@stthomas.edu)

Example image of how to enter in your username into the Office 365 login webpage.

The possibilities are endless

There are thousands of videos available at your fingertips when you sign in. 

  • Learn how to be more proficient at Microsoft Excel and other Office products
  • Get the edge on the latest social media and marketing communication strategies
  • Develop leadership and management skills
  • Write stronger essays
  • Give more engaging presentations
  • Ever wonder how to build a mobile app?
  • Make a GIF or design a website
  • Invest in your photography hobby
  • and so much more!

Faculty and Staff FAQ

Start learning today through Login to Lynda.com through the instructions below.

How to add Lynda.com to a Blackboard Course

  1. Navigate to Blackboard Course.
  2. Navigate to location where you want the Lynda.com course.
  3. Select Build Content then lynda.com Course.
  4. Enter a search query in the field provided, and click on the Search button.
  5. Click on the +Add button for the course you wish to add.
  6. Finally, click on the Save button.

When students click on the link, they will be taken to the course. They be required to log in with their username and password.