Professional Development

How to Register for Training


GEMS computer

Registration for most courses is done through GEMS self-service.  To access GEMS, login to MyUSF with your NetID.  GEMS Self-Service is located under the "Business Systems" drop-down menu.

Click here for a one-page instruction sheet that shows the registration steps.


Click here for a job aid on using GEMS self-service .  This job aid quickly shows instructions to update personal information, access payroll, direct deposit, W-4 tax information, training resources and more.


LinkedIn Learning Icon

USF provides you with free access LinkedIn Learning.   LinkedIn Learning offers hours of online courses ranging from software tutorials to soft skills and professional development.  There are several ways to access the content (the direct LinkedIn Learning website, via MyUSF or Smart Phone). 

For access instructions directly through the LinkedIn Learning  website at, click here.


Lynda Access

To access LinkedIn Learning through the MyUSF portal, go to "Teaching & Learning Tools > Online Training."


LinkedIn Learning app

LinkedIn Learning lets you learn on-the-go with the smart phone app! 

Click here to learn more about the iOS app.

Click here to learn more about the Android app