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Online Software Training

Create a New Account


  • You must create your account while on campus within EIU’s authorized IP range.
    (This includes most buildings on campus and the wifi network.)
  • Off-campus faculty, staff, and students select the link on the left for account creation.
  • Once your account is created, you can access the training from any internet connection.
  • Your user name MUST be your EIU email address.

Follow the directions below to create your new lynda.com account

  1. From a computer on the EIU network, go to http://iplogin.lynda.com.
  2. Select "Create a Profile."
  3. Enter your EIU email address as your user name.
  4. Create a password.  (Passwords require 6 characters +1 number) 

Printable version of the account creation directions