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Learning resources Stay at the top of your game.

Continue learning, and find yourself becoming an industry elite.

You chose WGU for your degree, and now you can take advantage of our continuing education opportunities. 

College-specific resources.

Free resources for all alumni.

Linkedin Learning

LinkedIn Learning

WGU provides graduates with free access to LinkedIn Learning, an online educational platform with 16,000+ courses to help you discover and develop business, creative, and technology skills through expert-led course videos. 



WGU’s Career & Professional Development team operates Handshake—a modern career development platform used nationally by top universities and employers.  

Career Services

Top 5 CliftonStrengths

Gallup’s Top 5 CliftonStrengths reveals the first five talent themes in your CliftonStrengths profile and includes basic strategies to help you start applying your most powerful CliftonStrengths to succeed.

WGU Alumni Library

The WGU Alumni Library offers a range of amazing resources, including the following:

  • EBSCO Academic Search Alumni Edition: With a broad academic scope, this database provides full text as well as indexing and abstracts for thousands of peer-reviewed journals and general periodicals. 
  • ProQuest Ebook Central Academic Complete: 150,000+ ebooks hand-selected for quality over quantity, covering a wide range of topics. Available for download and online reading.
  • Hoovers Company Profiles: Company profiles of 40,000 global public and nonpublic companies including financials, competitors, officers, and more.
  • Librarian Services: Access to 24/7 chat, email, and phone support. The chat is from a third party service, but the email and phone support is with the WGU Librarians.

Returning grads enjoy VIP benefits.

You already know what WGU can do for you—and how you can fit a WGU degree program into your life. So keep going! Take advantage—again!—of all that WGU has to offer: Come back to earn your master's degree. We're excited to welcome you back to the WGU student body! Click here to learn more about returning to WGU.

Elite applicant status.

Your application for admission is much shorter than the standard application, and it will automatically be moved to the front of the line for consideration.

Exclusive scholarship opportunities.

Returning grads are eligible to apply for the exclusive Alumni Master's Degree Scholarship, valued at up to $2,000.

Other scholarship opportunities.

Returning WGU graduates are also eligible to apply for the scholarship opportunities available to new students.