Training & Support

The Academic Health Center (AHC) web team provides opportunities for training and consultation in-person and online.

Drupal training and access


Drupal access

Request self-paced online Drupal training to gain access to edit your unit's website

Bios training and access

Email ahcweb@umn.edu to receive self-guided training materials. You'll get access to the Bios System after you have completed the self-guided training.

Web content guide

Content is why people come to your website. The AHC web team has created resources to aid your web content, including style guidelines; tips for writing, images, video; and examples of content and pages common to AHC sites.

Need help?

Get hands-on support on Drupal and Bios

Discuss strategy, web best practices, guidance, and advice

Share an idea

Submit ideas for design features and functionality for Drupal and Bios System. Share specific examples with URLs.

Join the web community

Stay current with web initiatives and connected to the AHC web community. All web point people and people with Drupal access should be members.

Professional development opportunities

Technology training

The Office of Information Technology offers in-person and online technology training opportunities for University of Minnesota students, faculty, and staff.

Lynda.com online tutorials

Lynda.com (login required) online training is available at no cost to all University of Minnesota students, faculty, and staff. Lynda.com is a library of online training videos that provides access to more than 1,700 courses for all skill levels in more than 140 specialties.

To access training videos available on lynda.umn.edu, log in using your University Internet ID and password.

Want to learn on the go? There’s a free app for iPhone/iPad.

Lynda.com’s vast library is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and contains thousands of professional-grade Windows and Mac video tutorials, on a vast array of topics from design principles, to web content management systems, to software for printing and much more.

Lynda.com instructors are experts in their fields. Organized by subject software and instructor, lynda.com’s content is constantly growing, and is updated weekly and sometimes daily. University users can attend the training they want and need, when and where they want it, with the assurance that the information they receive is the newest and most up-to-date available.