Microsoft Imagine Academy (formerly IT Academy)

The Microsoft Imagine Academy (formerly IT Academy) is available FREE to our students, faculty and staff through a CSU system wide and Cal State LA license agreement with Microsoft Corporation. This online learning program allows participants to develop their technical skills on the latest Microsoft technologies with self-paced, interactive and engaging online training. Students can acquire the digital skills and certification to become competitive in today’s marketplace. Faculty and staff can expand their current skills with these professional development opportunities.

Requesting Access for First-time Users

  • First-time users must register for Imagine Academy to get started.
  • Log in using your MyCalStateLA ID account.
  • Click "Sign in for the first time" on the left.
  • A new window will open and the enrollment code will be provided under the enrollment code.
  • Type your Cal State LA email address.
  • Click "Submit."
  • You will have access to your dashboard and courses once your account is activated.

Returning Users

  • Visit the Microsoft Imagine Academy website
  • Click "Sign-in."
  • Select "Office 365 account."
  • Select "Work or School account" ("Work account" or "School account") if you have more than one account from Microsoft.
  • Log in using your MyCalStateLA ID account.
  • You will now see your dashboard and courses.


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For assistance, contact the ITS Help Desk at 323-343-6170