System Office Learning and Development 

We are committed to offering a variety of learning experiences designed to help develop your personal potential, while effectively meeting the demands of your job and furthering the goals of the UNC System Office. The employee training and professional development opportunities listed below are free and available to all UNC System Office employees.  

Training Programs through UNC-Chapel Hill

UNC System Office staff may enroll in training programs offered through UNC-Chapel Hill’s Organization & Professional Development unit. Each learning opportunity is designed to enhance essential workplace skills, knowledge, and professional development by providing diverse, well-rounded programs. Courses are designed to develop and enhance essential workplace skills and increase job effectiveness — in turn improving performance. All courses are free and available to UNC System Office employees. To register for courses offered through the Office of Human Resources Organization & Professional Development unit, please follow the instructions below:

  • Visit https://connectcarolina.unc.edu.
  • Log in with your Onyen and password.
  • Select the “Self Service” Tab in the left-hand toolbar and click on “Training Enrollment.”
  • Search by course name, course number, or the date the course is being offered to find and enroll in the course of your choice.

SkillPort Training Modules

To complete training modules provided through SkillPort, go here.

For guidance on how to navigate the SkillPort environment, go here.

LinkedIn Learning

UNC System Office employees have access to hundreds of training videos and other programs at LinkedIn Learning, formerly known as Lynda.com. Log in with your System Office user ID and password to access even more of the high-quality professional development content provided through Lynda.com, but with a more personalized experience.

If you have a LinkedIn account, you can link your account to the learning platform, which will provide recommendations and programs tailored to your skills and current position. If you do not have a LinkedIn account, you’ll have the ability to create one. 

Your previous learning history from Lynda.com has been transferred to the new platform. Take a tour today and see what options are available – learn about emotional intelligence, public speaking, social media tools and more.

UNC Online

Pursue your education flexibly, affordably and from anywhere. Explore nearly 400 online degree and certificate programs from the 17 public institutions of the University of North Carolina, available through UNC Online 

Educational Benefits