Online Learning FAQs

Search or browse the entries below to find quick answers to frequently asked questions about online professional development and compliance training delivered through Training Academy.

Need additional help?

Known issues such as outages and errors are posted in HR Learning & Development News.

For questions concerning login access or assignments in one of our Learning Management Systems, or to arrange a time to use these online learning systems in our computer lab in Employee Resource Center, please contact HR Learning & Development at 205-348-9700 or

For technical questions and support, please contact your department’s IT staff, the IT Service Desk, or Skillsoft Customer Support.


Professional Development

UA LMS offers a comprehensive professional development library which includes online content from LinkedIn Learning with, as well as registration tools for instructor-led courses. Follow the steps below to access the system.

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Log in to myBama.
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Access UA LMS under the employee tab.
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Explore over 9,000 online courses
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Select a course and begin learning.

For a list of additional learning resources, visit HR Spark.

Information about registration for faculty and staff orientation and benefits offered through HR Learning and Development can be found on New Employee Orientation.


Compliance Training & Training Academy

In order to meet state and federal requirements as well as University policy, University employees and students may be required to take annual mandated compliance training on specific topics. The Training Academy online learning system is used to provide required compliance training to University employees and students.

Our Online Compliance Training Quick Start Guide (PDF) provides instructions to help you: make sure you receive training notices, make sure your computer and browser are ready to use Training Academy, understand how to complete the required courses, and know how to get help.

Training Academy

Training Academy Basics

Completing Assignments in Training Academy

Troubleshooting Training Academy Issues

Compliance Training


Requirements for Faculty, Staff, and Student Employees

Requirements for UA Students (not employed by UA)

Supervisor Resources