Know what happens with your data and information when connecting your personal LinkedIn account to LinkedIn Learning.

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Connecting and disconnecting LinkedIn and LinkedIn Learning

You have the option to connect your personal LinkedIn profile to your Linkedin Learning account. While it is not required, a connected LinkedIn profile can provide a more personalized learning experience that inclues special course recommendations for you based on job title, skills and industry. You can also post course completions and certifications from LinkedIn Learning to your profile.

If you choose not to connect your LinkedIn profile, you can create a separate LinkedIn Learning account that is not connected to If you chose to sign up for LinkedIn Learning without connecting it to your LinkedIn account, you can do so any time after activation.

Learn more about connecting or disconnecting your profile to LinkedIn Learning.

What CU LinkedIn Learning administrators can see

For both employees and students, the University of Colorado’s LinkedIn administrators can see the following information:

  • All learning activity, such as courses viewed or completed. 
  • Profile information such as your name, work title and profile photo (NOTE: This applies only if you connect your LinkedIn profile).  
  • Option to add any courses from your personal account that you gave permission to transfer to your CU-affiliated LinkedIn Learning account.

What CU LinkedIn Learning administrators cannot see

If you connect your LinkedIn profile to CU’s LinkedIn Learning platform, activity from your private LinkedIn profile will not be shared.

This includes:

  • Your connections
  • Your private messages
  • Any job search activity, including viewed job posts

Learn more about managing profile settings and what people can see on your profile.


If you have any additional questions about your data and information, please email