IT Training Resources at UD

Explore self-paced, just-in-time online training options for commonly used IT applications at the University of Dayton and register for instructor-led training sessions.

UD Application Resources

Instructor-Led Training Classes

Frequently Requested Topics

Self-Paced Online Learning with GCFGlobal

O'Reilly Safari Learning Platform

LinkedIn Learning - Ohio Library Cardholders

UD Application Resources

New to UD or looking for a refresher on how to use some of our campus tools? Check out the resources linked below.


An integrated database system for storage / management of UD's student and
employee data

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Cognos A web-based tool for UD reporting and analytics Learn more
Campus Phones UD's voice-over-IP (VoIP) system for office and call center phones Learn more
Cascade UD's content management system (CMS) for web content Learn more
DUO UD's two-factor authentication (2FA) authentication verification software Learn more
Isidore UD's open-source learning management system (LMS) for course websites Learn more
Runway UD's online procurement system Learn more
Zoom Video, audio and web conferencing Learn more

Instructor-Led Training Classes

UDit offers instructor-led training for many commonly used University software applications. Click a subject title for a class description and click the Register link for class registration.

Cascade Basics April 22, 2024 | 10:00 a.m. - Noon Register
Cascade Basics May 23, 2024 | 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Register
Cascade Basics June 27, 2024 | 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Register
Zoom Live Training Live sessions from Zoom trainers Register

Frequently Requested Topics

Microsoft Excel (Microsoft Excel help & learning and GCFGlobal Excel training)

Microsoft Word (Microsoft Word help & learning and GCFGlobal Word training)

Microsoft PowerPoint (Microsoft PowerPoint help & learning and GCFGlobal PowerPoint training)

Microsoft at UD (including installation instructions and Office 365 training resources)

Adobe (including Illustrator and Photoshop)

SPSS Statistics

Google Workspace

Self-Paced Online Learning with GCFGlobal

GCFGlobal is a free online training solution powered by the Goodwill Community Foundation. It provides training resources for Microsoft Office products (including Excel), Google Applications, Photoshop, writing and communication skills and more. Watch tutorial videos, explore quick tips, and take knowledge assessments on a variety of technical and non-technical topics.

Visit GCFGlobal

O'Reilly Safari Learning Platform

The O'Reilly Safari Learning Platform is a service of the University Libraries and addresses topics such as programming, IT networking, project management, graphic design and business strategy through more than 35,000 books, 30,000+ hours of video, case studies, interactive tutorials, and audiobooks. 

  1. Click on the following link: O'Reilly Safari Learning Platform
  2. If prompted, login with your University username and password. Logging in will create your new account.

If you had a former account and used the playlists feature, contact to retrieve them.

LinkedIn Learning - Ohio Library Cardholders

Expert-led courses across a variety of online class topics for every step of your career. Popular topics include time management, Excel spreadsheets, data analysis, hiring and interviewing, AI foundations, technical writing skills and more. All courses are FREE through the usage of a valid Ohio library card.

NOTE: LinkedIn Learning does not sync with your LinkedIn user profile. Training activity is recorded under your Ohio library card account.

Ohio Library Council News Article - LinkedIn Learning

LinkedIn Learning Login Prompt for Dayton Metro Library

Ohio Web Library - Locate Your Ohio Library for LinkedIn Learning


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