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CWRU students, faculty and staff have unlimited free access to lynda.com, a leading video-based training provider that offers thousands of training courses on products including Google Apps, Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office, as well as on topics such as web development, audio/video production, computer programming, mobile device app design, general design concepts, professional skills and much more.

Each training topic is delivered in easy to manage 2 to 5-minute segments. These video-based tutorials are taught by industry experts and available 24/7 for convenient, self-paced learning.

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Access lynda.com

Login to CWRU's portal to lynda.com using your CWRU Network ID and password. If you have trouble accessing the CWRU portal to our lynda.com service, please contact the UTech Service Desk at 216.368.HELP (4357).

The first time you enter the lynda.com portal you will need to accept the self-signed certificate as a trusted site. Adding this permanent exception on the first visit eliminates the issue, for that browser, from then on. You can also create an optional lynda.com profile to further customize your experience.


‌‌Now Available: lynda.com mobile

Learn anywhere, anytime! For wherever you’re going, lynda.com comes along for the ride. With more than 2,400 courses taught by industry experts—and more added every week—lynda.com is designed for subject masters and beginners, alike. On-the-go, just like you! Read directions for logging in to lynda.com mobile here.


What is lynda.com?

lynda.com is a LinkedIn company that offers thousands of self-paced video courses covering software, creative and business skills. Through Case Western Reserve’s subscription to lynda.com, members of the university community have unlimited free access to these premier instructional videos.  Each training topic is delivered in manageable two to five-minute segments.

These video-based tutorials are taught by industry experts and available 24/7 for convenient, self-paced learning. New courses are added every week, so be sure to check back often.

You can learn it.

Are you a first-time user of Google Apps, such as Gmail and Calendar? Are you ready to master Photoshop? From learning how to use software to tackling topics, such as web development, project management and photography, you can learn it all with lynda.com at CWRU.

Using lynda.com (desktop)

To access CWRU’s lynda.com portal, click any mention of “lynda.com” on this page or click “Log in to lynda.com” in the sidebar. Then, use your CWRU Network ID and password to sign in.

The first time you enter CWRU’s lynda.com portal, you may be prompted to accept a self-signed certificate indicating lynda.com as a trusted site. Adding this permanent exception on the first visit eliminates the issue, for that browser, from then on. You can also create an optional lynda.com profile to further customize your experience.

For help with logging in, contact the UTech Service Desk at 216.368.HELP (4357).

Using lynda.com (mobile)

With Case Western Reserve’s subscription to lynda.com, learning is as mobile as you are. lynda.com offers apps for nearly every device, including smartphones, tablets, eReaders and computers. With the lynda.com app, you can watch course content offline. Your progress will be synchronized the next time your device connects to the Internet. Download the app now.