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About Magna Commons & 20 Minute Mentor Commons Programs

Since 1972 Magna has been a leading provider of higher education professional development resources. As a member of our campus community this online resource from Magna Publications is available at no cost to you.  Sign up today and help energize your higher education career. The subscription provides our faculty and staff with instant access to current and archived Magna Online Seminars and 20 Minute Mentor programs. Magna Commons offers on-demand versions of their most popular Magna Online Seminars, covering a broad range of topics of interest to faculty, staff and administrators. 20 Minute Mentor Commons offers on-demand versions of all our popular 20 Minute Mentor programs, covering a broad range of faculty development topics. 

How to Access Magna

To access to this online professional development resource, you will simply create an account and entering our campus’s unique Authorization Code. The campus’s Authorization Code can be obtained from the Faculty TLC. Thereafter, each subscriber has instant access to the subscriptions by logging in with their unique username and password.

Once you create an account you will register to Magna Commons or 20 Minute Mentor Commons with the provided Authorization Code, faculty and staff will have unlimited access to Magna Commons and 20 Minute Mentor Commons from any computer, whether it is on- or off-campus, for as long as the subscription is active. 

Need help? Feel free to contact TLC at or email Magna directly anytime at or call 800-433-0499 between
8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Central Time (6:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Pacific Time)