Self Development

CSU Learn

CSU Learn has replaced Skill-port as our new Learning and Development portal. Now at your fingertips are more than 75,000 online courses, books, videos, and live activities. In this platform, you can complete required/compliance courses assigned by your supervisor.

You are also able to self-enroll in professional development courses to refine your skills and develop a diverse pool of talent!

If you are interested in attaining a SHRM certification, learning the foundational principles of HR and/or increasing your management effectiveness, please enroll in the Society for Human Resource Management course. **Please note this course is designed to prepare you for a SHRM certification. It DOES NOT provide an official certification. 

Login Instructions:

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From drop-down menu, select your campus and enter in your SFSU credentials in the appropriate blanks.

To participate in HR-related learning programs, please visit The College of University Professional Association for Human Resources (CUPA) to advance your human relations skills and knowledge. We recommend you enroll in the boot-camp training to broaden your basic understanding of HR. 

Please submit a ticket to ServiceNow for login issues.

To access, login to SF State Gateway and choose "IT Services" on the left-hand navigation. You will see a link under "Additional Services" for Lynda. You can peruse the available courses by categories, skill level, software, etc.