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As an employee of NC State University...

...you can obtain your own “seat” to access The Compass learning portal, which features 2,800 courses for business, professional, and IT skills, and 33,000 of the latest industry books and videos.   You can gain new skills by taking courses a la carte, or you may choose our certificate track that aligns with your specific job or employee position:  Administrative Professional; New Supervisor; Project and Program Management; Leadership Essentials; Workplace Professional; Fundamentals of Management; and Desktop Essentials.   You can also “Create Your Own” certificate for a new skillset, or to enhance skills you already have.   

  Your hard work and progress will also become part of your personnel learning summary of skills, knowledge, and abilities (SKA’s).  

 

The Compass Online Learning
Price per NC State University Employee
Yearly Fee - Unlimited use: $150 / annual license **
Weekly Fee - Unlimited use: $25 / 7-day access  **

  Group purchase discount pricing:  Unlimited use, annual licenses **

           0-9 licenses purchased:   0% discount

        10-30 licenses purchased:  10% discount

31 or more licenses purchased:  15% discount

  ** chargeable to the user/employee's campus department

Courses and Certificates

The Compass: Course Catalog  (online courses offered by NCSU)

  • 2800 Courses
  • 33,000 Books & Videos

The Compass:  Certificate Offerings 

Enrollment Information

   To request enrollment in The Compass, please access the MyPACK Portal, and menu path: Employee Self-Service > Learning and Development > Request Training Enrollment > use course number HRCP01 for annual access or HRCP02 for 7-Day access.  Click the 'Available Sessions' link.  Select the desired start date for your Skillsoft access and submit the request.  You'll receive an email acknowledging your request, and a subsequent email when your enrollment is confirmed.

* Please note that your Compass user account and log-in credentials may not be transferred or shared.

Compass/Skillsoft Cancellation Policy

   A Compass user license may be cancelled, without charge, within 3 business days from the day and time of the user's first log in to theSkillsoft learning portal.  For questions, please contact T&OD:  919-515-7844, or email Training and Development.

Helpful Links

  The Skillsoft Login page: 

  go.ncsu.edu/compasslogin  (http://ncsu.skillport.com/skillportfe/login.action)

  Books 24x7 Access:

  Login page: go.ncsu.edu/books24x7login  (http://skillport.books24x7.com)

  Mobile Access Group Code: OT5DU  (login ID is your Skillsoft user ID & password)

  Mobile Navigation help:   Mobile navigation

  Tutorials/Resources for using Skillsoft:

  - Search & Learn feature:

           http://www.skillsoft.com/demo/documents/SP70_Search/controller.html

   - The Skillsoft Catalog of courses for NC State University:

          http://www.skillsoft.com/demo/documents/SP70_Catalog/controller.html

   - Access and track learning progress by My Progress:

          http://www.skillsoft.com/demo/documents/SP70_My_Progress/controller.html

     

    Compass/Skillsoft Learning and Useful Documents page - go.ncsu.edu/compasslearning

Upcoming Events

    New User Orientation via WebEx

       Thursday, September 18:  10am to 11am

       All new Compass/Skillsoft users will be invited by email to the training session as part of the enrollment in the Compass.  Attendance is optional; please decline the invitation if you prefer not to attend.

    Get in the Zone

       Meet with us monthly in Admin II -Sullivan Drive, room 212, to enrich your Compass/Skillsoft learning experience and take Compass courses.  T&OD will be present to answer any questions and also provide laptops and earbuds if needed.

      Take advantage of these upcoming Friday sessions in the Zone:

       Friday, September 19:  9am to 3pm

       Friday, October 17: 9am to 3pm

       Friday, November 21: 9am to 3pm

       Friday, December 19: 9am to 3pm

    Compass Book Club

         Join us on Friday, October 3rd at 9:30am for coffee and doughnuts and a discussion of the book Tipping Sacred Cows located on Compass/Skillsoft Books 24X7.

       

          Phone/Mobile device access: http://mobile.skillport.books24X7.com

          Tablet access: http://skillport.books24x7.com

          Device access code: OT5DU

          To register, please contact 919-515-7844.

Contact Us

   Please contact us with questions, or for more information:

     General Information:  919-515-7844 -Training & Organizational Development

     Valerie Wilson: 919-513-2628 - vhwilson@ncsu.edu

     Makeba Jackson: 919-515-6847 - mljacks6@ncsu.edu