Professional Development

How to Register for Training



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 to view a short GEMS tutorial.  This 8 minute video tutorial covers all of the following:

USF provides you with free access   

Lynda Access

It is accessible through the MyUSF portal under Teaching & Learning Tools > Software Tutorials. offers hours of online courses ranging from software tutorials to soft skills and professional development. offers several ways to access the content (via MyUSF, or Smart Phone). 

For access instructions directly through the website, click here. lets you learn on-the-go with the smart phone app!  Click here for instructions.