Instructions for Taking the Course

To begin the Required “Bridges – Training for Faculty, Staff, and Graduate Student Employees” Course:

  1. Go to and sign on with your myBama user name and password.
  2. Select the Employee Tab
  3. Locate and select the Training Academy logo TA Logo  to login to the training system.
  4. On the home page, click the second button on the top left of your screen to access your “Learning Plan.”
    • Select the green play button next to Bridges:  Building a Supportive Community to launch the training module in a new window.
    • Read and respond to the acknowledgement to begin the training.
    • Note:  You must complete each module to unlock the next.  You may login and out of the course at the end of each module.
  5. To log back into your account, access Training Academy from myBama ( and follow steps 2 and 3.

Note: The training course takes around 45-60 minutes to complete.

For LOGIN problems please contact the University of Alabama Help Desk at 205-348-5555 or email

For ALL OTHER Training Academy technical issues click on the “Help” button located in the upper right-hand corner of the Training Academy screen (available 24/7).

For questions concerning assignments in Training Academy, or to arrange a time to use the online learning systems in the HR Learning & Development lab, please contact HR Learning & Development at 205-348-9700 or