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CSU eLearning Course Instructions

Start Here: Important Setup and Login Information for CSU Online Courses via SkillSoft


SkillSoft System Requirements

To access SkillSoft, your system must have the following:

  1. Enable Pop-ups
    This is a CRITICAL STEP.  The courses will not launch unless you do this.
  2. A supported web browser
    View instructions for updating web browsers or SkillSoft Supported browsers.

How to Access Courses

  1. Click here to go to SkillSoft.
  2. Log in using your Chico State username and password
  3. Select one of the options below:
    •  For SkillChoice and optional training > click on the Catalog tab to view assets available to you such as training courses, ebooks and more..
  4. Hover over the course name and select "Launch" to the right of the course name.
  5. The course will open in a separate window.
    •  If the training course does not open, try a different browser and double-check that pop-ups are turned off.  The URL is
    •  If you do not see a <Next> button, expand the training window until you can see the <Back> and <Next> button in the lower right corner of the training screen.
  6. When done or taking a break, EXIT the system before closing your browser so that they system properly records your progress.
    •  If you've completed a course, but still receive reminders, use the Troubleshooting Guide on the left for additional information.


For compliance or assigned training log into DTS system in order for your training to be compliance tracked, email notices and reminders will come from "" and are legitimate.  However, questions regarding the training should be forwarded to Professional Development.


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