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An online learning resource for the CUA community


What is

The University Libraries at CUA are proud to provide, an online video training library offering more than 2,000 self-paced training classes on a wide range of computer and project management skills for beginner, intermediate, and advanced users. Topics offered include: the entire suite of Microsoft and Adobe products, website development, business skills, design skills, audio and video tools, creative inspirations, and much more.  All of the courses are taught by expert instructors and come with fully searchable transcripts. Curated playlists are also available for over 150 topics. To learn more, check out this introductory video.


How are others at CUA using

Learn how professor Lavinia Fici Pasquina saves classroom time with

Graduate student Tara Barnett shares how has helped her in the classroom and on the job.

Lauren Mitchell

" has saved me so many times! I got a job in technology and found out that I knew very little about the programs I’d be working with. I frantically searched for help on other sites, finding nothing until I turned to They have every tutorial I could possibly ask for on my programs and more. The videos were so easy to follow and radically accelerated the speed at which I was able to learn. In the past six months, has taught me how to use Blackboard, Adobe Captivate (versions 6 and 7), Photoshop CS6, and Excel. I would have been lost without it, and I find myself eager to keep learning more.”


-Lauren Mitchell, graduate student

“Among the many resources CUA provides to students, one of them is the access to online educational videos and training materials from As a student in Health Information Technology, I find the videos helpful, well crafted, and well organized. The first time I used was when I was taking a database management class. It was very helpful to me to go deep into the different parts of the data architecture, organization, and also the basic concepts of relational database. Videos by Simon Allardice and Gerry O’Brian are as entertaining as they are informative. How marvelous to have all those materials together on one site!” 

-Teferra Alemayehu, graduate student

How do I get started with

First-time user? Follow these steps to create a lyndaCampus account.

  • Go to the sign-up page. Off-campus users will be directed to sign in to the proxy server first.
  • Click the “Create a Profile” button on the sign-up page.
  • Enter your first and last name.
  • Enter your CUA email address as your username. You must use your CUA email address for free access.
  • Create a password.
  • Provide the requested information about your university affiliation and your school or unit.
  • Click “log in.”

Once you have a lyndaCampus account, follow these steps, whether you are on or off campus, using any PC, Mac, or mobile device:

  • Go to
  • Log in using your username (your CUA email) and the password you created when you signed up.


Need help?

If you have any questions about or need help with your account, please contact

Note for current account holders: If you have a previously-created profile associated with your CUA email address, just go to and log in there.  This will register your account as being covered under CUA’s license and transfer your account history over. If you have already paid for a account associated with a CUA email address, you may be eligible for a partial refund. Contact‘s Customer Service for details. If you have a account associated with a non-CUA email address, you can contact‘s Customer Service to have your account history transferred to your new CUA account if desired.

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