Planned Change

Transition to LinkedIn Learning

screenshot of a LinkedIn Learning Learning Excel 2019 course

The training video library is moving to LinkedIn Learning.

770 gradient, a library of training videos available to University faculty, staff, and students, was acquired by LinkedIn in 2015. LinkedIn has since transitioned training content to their new platform, LinkedIn Learning. As a result, the University has transitioned from to LinkedIn Learning. Sign in to activate your account.

New Capabilities, Same Excellent Content

The same high-quality video tutorials will continue to be available through LinkedIn Learning. In addition, the new LinkedIn Learning platform enables:

  • Customized course recommendations based on your LinkedIn profile and training history. 
  • Ability to seamlessly add your completed training to your LinkedIn profile, if you choose.

Note: You do not need to have a LinkedIn account to use the LinkedIn Learning platform.

Transition Details

  • If you have ever signed in to, your account will automatically be transferred to LinkedIn Learning.
  • After the transition is complete, users who have previously signed in to will receive an email with a link to activate their LinkedIn Learning accounts.
    • Clicking the link will initiate an automated process to have their training history moved to the new LinkedIn Learning platform.
  • After your account is transferred to the LinkedIn Learning platform, you will no longer have access to

Timing and Service Availability

*UPDATE* The transition to LinkedIn Learning is complete. Sign in to LinkedIn Learning to activate your account.

Communications and Account Activation

  • University affiliates who have signed in to will receive an email from “” about the transition.
  • After your account has been transferred, you will receive an email with a link to activate your new LinkedIn Learning account. You will have 14 days to activate your account.
    • If you do not activate your account by July 2020, your University of Minnesota training history will no longer be available.

In-Progress Training and Training History

  • If you are currently taking courses on, your progress will be saved. After you activate your LinkedIn Learning account, you can resume your training where you left it.
  • If you have signed in to, your training history will automatically be transferred to LinkedIn Learning.

About LinkedIn Learning

Visit the LinkedIn Learning page to learn more about online video tutorials, available at no charge.