Learning Management System (LMS)


The Learning Management System (LMS), also known as the HHS Learning Portal, is used across the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) for tracking course registrations, completing mandatory and online trainings, viewing training history, certifications, curricula and more.

Visit the NIH Training Center (NIHTC) to access the course catalog and training policies. For training related questions (policies, course availability, schedules, etc.) contact the NIHTC by email NIHTrainingCenter@nih.gov or phone (301) 496-6211.

Information for all NIH Staff

For step-by-step instructions on using LMS, see the User Guide.

FAQs are available for answers to the most commonly asked questions.

Your IC has an LMS Administrator to help with account information, training listings, content, and more. See the List of IC LMS Administrators to find yours.

User guides

The Resources webpage contains user manuals and other quick reference guides that contain useful step-by-step instructions for doing most LMS functions.


The Reports Dictionary provides useful information on what reports are available, and how to determine what report you need depending upon the information you are looking for.

The LMS Reports QRG provides guidance on running the most commonly used reports.


Are you an LMS Manager or Supervisor? See the Manager/Supervisor User Guide created specifically for you.

LMS Administrators

Ready to become an LMS Administrator? Explore the available Learning Management System (LMS) Training Classes.

Looking to develop Online Training? Find out what you need to know in the Guidance for Developing Online Training. All Online Trainings must be tested before going live. Learn how by reading the details on the Online Content Submission Checklist.

Additional help

For updates on what’s new in the LMS, please join the “What’s Fresh in the LMS” Yammer group.

Please see LMS Related Support Options for who to contact for different types of LMS related inquiries.

For LMS technical questions and technical support, go to the HR Requests Page, and select 'Get Help With An HR System' to contact the HR Systems Support Team.