Getting Started

Log in to DHS Learning (video)

Once you have your username and password, you're ready to begin learning! Access the site and log in using the info you received by email.
Log in to DHS Learning (video)

When you’re ready to log in, go to the DHS Learning login page (you can click the link or enter the web address into the address bar at the top of your Internet browser:


  • DHS employees: your username is your u-number with a lowercase “u”
  • Contractors: your username will likely be your CTR email address

Watch: Log in to DHS Learning

To Log in:

DHS Learning LMS login page, with the Username field, Password field, and Log In button highlighted.
  1. Enter your username in the Username field.
  2. Enter your password in the Password field (if this is your first time logging in, enter the temporary password you were given).
  3. Click Log In.

You are now logged in and can find, enroll in, and begin taking courses!

The system will open to your dashboard page, where courses you’re already enrolled in are listed under Recent Learning.

First-time Users:

When you log in for the first time, the system will prompt you to update your temporary password before moving on (learn more).

All new DHS learners are automatically enrolled in the course Mandatory Reporting of Abuse and Maltreatment, and it will appear under Recent Learning along with any other training you’re enrolled in (although there may be a short delay before you can access all your available courses). Simply click a course name to open it and begin!

If you can’t find a specific course you need after one hour, please contact the Help Desk for course enrollment help.

Next: How to Find a Course

The DHS Learning LMS is filled with hundreds of courses. This article guides you in finding the courses you want.