Planned Change

Training System Transition

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Learn about the University's transition from ULearn to the Training Hub

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Training Hub, the University's new training administration system is now available. ULearn has been retired. 


Training administrators gained access to Training Hub in May in order to prepare for the launch of the system on June 5. ULearn has been retired and its content and data is unavailable to anyone at the University as of June 30, 2018.

Important Dates

May 7 at 8 a.m. - Training administrators gain access to the Training Hub.
June 1 at 11:59 p.m. - Learners no longer have access to ULearn.
June 5 at 8 a.m. - Learners gain access to Training Hub.
June 30 at 11:59 p.m. - Training administrators no longer have access to ULearn and all content and data in ULearn is no longer available to anyone at the University.

Tasks May 7–June 1 (26 Calendar Days) June 2–4 (3 Calendar Days) June 5–30 (26 Calendar Days)
Preparation Activities
Run and save ULearn reports for historical archives Required by June 30
Communicate to learners to complete in-progress online training Required by June 1
Determine naming convention for course numbers Required by June 1
Inventory promotional materials and Create Z-Links Required by June 1 for courses available June 5 Ongoing as needed
Move online content to a Canvas development site Required by June 1 for courses available June 5 Ongoing as needed
Create courses in the Training Hub Required by June 1 for courses available June 5 Ongoing as needed
Cutover Activities
Run ULearn reports for enrollments that need to be transferred Required by June 4
Transfer enrollments for ongoing courses to Training Hub Required by June 4
Update promotional materials and links for your courses Required by June 4 for courses available June 5 Ongoing as needed
Communicate to learners that courses are available in Training Hub Ongoing as needed
Support & Help
Attend a drop-in clinic As needed
Access self-help resources As needed

Training Hub Features

Training Hub leverages the University's enterprise learning management system, Canvas, with University-built training administration functionality now in the final stages of development. The system features:

  • Ability to assign training to UMN students, faculty, staff, and guests
  • Ability for UMN students, faculty, staff, and guests to self-enroll
  • Ability to track training completion
  • Ability to set registration limits, prerequisites, and enrollment controls
  • Ability to compose and send scheduled email notifications to registrants
  • Catalog of available training courses
  • Self-help for training administrators
  • Technology Help available 24/7

Contact the Transition Team

If you have questions about the transition from ULearn to The Training Hub, please email the transition team at