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Active McMaster students, faculty and staff now have free, unlimited access to over 5,000 video tutorials related to business, media and technology through, a self-service training site.

All postsecondary students in Ontario have free access to as part of the Government of Ontario's Career KickStart strategy. Building on this opportunity, eCampusOntario, a not-for-profit corporation funded by the Government of Ontario, successfully negotiated with LinkedIn Learning to secure the same level of access for faculty and staff as students at publicly funded colleges and universities in Ontario.

About LYNDA.COM is an on-demand learning solution designed to help learners gain new skills and advance their careers. offers a customized learning experience that features instructional content relevant to the learner's professional interests and goals. customers get:

  1. Unlimited access to more 5,000 video tutorials covering business, creative and technology topics.
  2. Personalized recommendations to explore the most in-demand skills based on their experience.
  3. To learn from industry leaders, all in one place.
  4. Convenient learning accessible from any desktop or mobile device.
  5. Helpful resources like quizzes, exercise files and coding practice windows to reinforce learning.
  6. Just-in-time training, as in-class courses may not be offered when you need them
  7. Over 3000 online courses to help you learn software, creative, IT, and business skills
  8. Unlimited access to online courses available 24x7
  9. Courses for all levels that cover technical skills, creative techniques, business strategies, and more
  10. Top experts who are passionate about teaching
  11. Create and save lists of courses you want to watch, and share them with friends or colleagues

Who can use this service:

  1. Undergraduate Students
  2. Graduate Students
  3. Continuing Education Students
  4. Instructors
  5. Faculty
  6. Researchers
  7. Staff

You may access from your computer (PC or Mac using your browser), tablet, or mobile device whether Apple or Android (using either the browser or an available app). Switch back and forth as you choose. is accessible through the campus network, home network, or anywhere you are connected to the internet.

The McMaster portal of can be accessed by navigating to and logging in with your macid and password.

Can I login directly from the website?

I have an existing account, can I merge it with my Macid?

How do I download and install the apps on my tablet or mobile device?

The app on my mobile device or tablet is problematic. What can I do?

How do I log in using the Lynda app on a mobile device with my McMaster credentials?

Is it possbile to create playlists within the web browser version of

Can I use the playlists with my tablet or mobile device?

Is it possible to download courses for offline viewing?

I have used Lynda before, what happens to my courses?


For technical issues with, course integration and administrative and report requests please refer to our FAQ page for some helpful information or contact the UTS Service Desk

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
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Questions regarding access to Lynda, should be directed as follows:

  1. Phone: (+1)888.335.9632
  2. email:
  3. FAQ and Help Center: