IT Training

Training Catalog

Mizzou Training Options

Please check out our online resources by topic:

Community Option

Need something more basic than we provide? Or, more advanced? Columbia has local low-cost and free options available.

Adobe InDesign
DoIT Classroom Manuals

Access the manuals and exercise files for self-directed training.

Available training manuals and exercises include:

YouTube Videos

We created a YouTube playlist of custom-made short tutorials to refresh what you learn in class and beyond. Topics include newsletter creation, Adobe tutorials, and M365 Tips and tricks.

If you are new to InDesign, we recommend starting with this video: InDesign CS6: Create a 2-page Newsletter from Scratch – Part 1: Getting Started. This video works for CC version as well as CS6.

Microsoft 365

Microsoft online training is available free of charge at the following Microsoft websites:

Live Virtual Training Sessions

DoIT M365 Training

Our one-stop shop for M365 free live and recorded training sessions.

Teams Talk TWOsday

Supplement the individual courses with community learning!

Join the team specially created to collaborate about Microsoft Teams. This team will use the chat and file features to share tips and tricks within the community.

Additionally, on the second Tuesday of every month at 2 p.m., join the live chat to discuss:

  • What’s New in Teams
  • A highlighted Teams app/feature
  • Topics that come up during a Teams Q&A

Join by logging in to Teams with your @umsystem credentials and use the code rna36c8.

Online Resources

Offers training at no charge from any computer running Office

Information on training and certifications available from Microsoft

Useful information on Microsoft products for Macintosh

Microsoft Excel
DoIT Classroom Manual

You can access the 2019 Excel Files for self-directed training.


Qualtrics is a web-based tool for building dynamic surveys. The University of Missouri–Columbia has acquired a site license that allows divisions and departments to have access to this world-class tool at a reduced rate. Qualtrics meets the security requirements associated with gathering data classified as Restricted (DC Level 3).

This software is available for license through the Assessment Resource Center.

DoIT Classroom Manuals

For self-directed training, you can access the Qualtrics Survey Software training guide for Research Professionals.

Qualtrics Introduction

Watch Qualtrics Introduction Webinar

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Create a Basic Survey
  • Create a Basic Report
Qualtrics Advanced

Watch Qualtrics Advanced Techniques Webinar

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Carry Forward
  • Create Piped Text
  • Create Embedded Data
  • Create Email Triggers
  • Create Branching
  • Create Authentication