Your account has been upgraded to LinkedIn Learning.

Northeastern University has upgraded your account to LinkedIn Learning to help fuel your lifetime of learning and professional development. Find details about the upgrade below, or log in to LinkedIn Learning to start exploring for yourself. 

Welcome to LinkedIn Learning

LinkedIn Learning offers more than 5,000 on-demand courses on business, creative, and technology skills, and it’s available at no additional cost to all Northeastern faculty, staff, and students. Watch this video introduction to LinkedIn Learning for users to learn about the highlights of what you’ll get with the upgrade.

Upgraded Features to Explore

LinkedIn Learning is the same online course content you know and love, but with a range of new benefits.

New Look, Same Content

LinkedIn Learning offers the same high-quality library of on-demand, expert-led instructional videos as

Flexible Learning

Watch instructional videos on any device, on and offline at your convenience.

User Friendly

Find and view content more quickly and easily with an improved interface.

Personalized Learning

Curate your experience with trending skills in your field based on your likes and what your colleagues are watching.

Automatic Carryover

Your learning history, account info and certifcations will be waiting for you in LinkedIn Learning.

Stay Ahead

Insights from 575 million users help predict learning trends that will empower you to learn more.

Things to Know

There are a few things you should know about the transition from Lynda to LinkedIn Learning. Redirect Scenarios

While many links will redirect automatically, some may not. Learn more about link redirects and action steps that may be necessary. 

Blackboard and LinkedIn Learning

Enhance your course materials with LinkedIn Learning using the Blackboard integration tool. Learn how to embed LinkedIn Learning content directly into Blackboard courses.

Ways to Access Your Account

LinkedIn Learning is available on-demand through the web or mobile apps. Learn more about all the ways experience LinkedIn Learning, no matter what device you’re using.


Questions? Here are some answers.

As the transition to the upgrade approaches, more FAQs will be added to help make your upgrade as easy as possible.

When will the upgrade happen? Do I need to do anything to get this upgrade?

The upgrade is scheduled for July 10, 2019. University staff and LinkedIn Learning will send out notifications prior to Northeastern’s upgrade date so you have ample time to prepare. However, please note, nothing is needed from you prior to the upgrade.

Will I be able to access Lynda content during the upgrade?

No, there will be up to 18 hours of downtime on while Northeastern migrates content to LinkedIn Learning. 

Will I lose all of the information in my current account when Northeastern upgrades to LinkedIn Learning?

No, your entire history will be migrated to LinkedIn Learning account. Once you activate your LinkedIn Learning account, your history and activity will be available in the new platform.

How will I access LinkedIn Learning?

After the upgrade, you can access LinkedIn Learning on the web at or through the LinkedIn Learning Mobile app for iOS and Android. The links to on the myNortheastern portal and Blackboard will be updated during the transition.

Am I required to connect my LinkedIn profile to my Northeastern LinkedIn Learning account?

No, connecting your profile is optional. If you change your mind, you retain the option to connect your profile at a later time.

Why should I connect my LinkedIn profile to my Northeastern LinkedIn Learning account?

Connecting your profile will result in a more personalized learning experience that includes special course recommendations based on your job title, skills, and industry. Read more about the reasons to connect with LinkedIn.

Will Northeastern have access to view my LinkedIn activity on my personal account?

No, Northeastern University will not see your private LinkedIn activity. See LinkedIn’s privacy information.

Who has access to LinkedIn Learning?

All active students, faculty, and students can access LinkedIn Learning at no additional cost with their Northeastern accounts.

Still Have Questions About LinkedIn Learning?

Contact Northeastern’s LinkedIn Learning upgrade team using this form. Send a message and somebody from Information Technology Services will get back to you shortly.

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