Online Training Resources

The ITS Training Program provides online training resources that deliver technology training to the Cal State LA community when and where they need it.

LinkedIn Learning

LinkedIn Learning LogoLinkedIn Learning is an online learning platform that provides thousands of video tutorials covering a wide range of business, technology, and creative topics. Courses are designed for all skill levels and are available 24/7 for convenient, self-paced learning. Get started with LinkedIn Learning »

Resources by Topic

Below are additional online training resources that can be used for self-paced learning.

Note: You can access the LinkedIn Learning and Canvas courses that are included in the sections below by logging in with your MyCalStateLA ID account.

Adobe Creative Cloud





For additional Adobe training resources, visit the Adobe Help Center.

CSU Learn and CSU Bridge

CSU Learn

CSU Learn is an online learning portal for faculty, staff, and student employees. It provides access to a variety of professional development resources and required compliance training.

To access CSU Learn, log in to the MyCalStateLA Portal, and then click CSU Learn on the Quick Launch menu, located in the Chancellor's Office section.

CSU Bridge

CSU Bridge logo Similar to CSU Learn, CSU Bridge is an online learning portal for Cal State LA students. It provides a number of resources, i.e., videos, courses, and books for students to advance their career-related skills and complete any safety training for their classes or the University.

To access CSU Bridge, log in to the MyCalStateLA Portal, and then click CSU Bridge on the Quick Launch menu, located in the Chancellor's Office section.

For information about compliance training contacts, user guides, and system compatibility recommendations, visit the CSU Learn and CSU Bridge page.

File Storage

IT Security

All Cal State LA employees have a shared responsibility to secure campus information assets containing protected Level 1 and Level 2 data. Below are several online training resources to promote information security awareness. For additional resources, visit the IT Security website.

FERPA Tutorial

The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) is a federal law that protects the privacy of student education records. All Cal State LA employees, student assistants, graduate assistants, vendors and consultants who have, or potentially may have, contact with student education records must comply with this law. These individuals are required to successfully complete the online FERPA tutorial and test every two years.

Additional Tutorials

Microsoft Office










For additional Microsoft Office training resources, visit the following websites.

Microsoft Office 365

OneDrive for Business

Outlook on the Web


MyCalStateLA Portal

MyCalStateLA Portal is the unifying platform where students, faculty, and staff may access common University systems and IT resources with a single login, i.e., the Quick Launch apps. The Portal also includes various departmental sites, University Updates, Featured News, and Upcoming Events. To learn more and download user guides, visit the MyCalStateLA Portal informational page.

If you are in charge of updating your department's site in the Portal, please enroll in the self-paced Canvas course below.

Operating Systems




QLess is a queue management system and appointment scheduling tool that helps manage customer flow through an easy-to-use digital solution. QLess reduces or eliminates lines and wait times, improves satisfaction and boosts the efficiency of student, faculty and staff support.

If you are part of a team that manage queues at Cal State LA using QLess, please use the following training resources to supplement learning the interface and completing day-to-day tasks. 

Screen Capture & Recording


Video & Web Conferencing