Xamarin University End of Life FAQ

General

Q: What is happening to Xamarin University?
A: Xamarin University is joining Microsoft Learn. Microsoft Learn is your one-stop-shop to learn about Microsoft technologies and we are excited to join the platform!

Q: How much does Microsoft Learn cost?
A: Microsoft Learn is free.

Q: How much longer will classes be offered at Xamarin University?
A: All courses and Office Hours will be offered until 30 April 2019. The self-guided class will continue to be available at university.xamarin.com until 28 June 2019.

Q: Where can I find the Xamarin University materials?
A: Recordings of each class will be available on the Xamarin University YouTube channel on 28 June 2019. The code for each class is currently available on the Xamarin University Github Page.

Q: Where can I find the lightning lectures and guest lectures?
A: Lightning lectures and guest lectures will be available on Xamarin University's YouTube channel on 28 June 2019.

Q: Will there still be live instructor-led training?
A: Live instructor-led training with Xamarin University will be available until April 30, 2019.

Q: Will there still be thirty-minute 1:1 office hour sessions?
A: Office hour sessions with Xamarin University will be offered until 30 April 2019.

Q: Can I still access my Xamarin DevConnect profile?
A: Access to Xamarin DevConnect will be available until 27 June 2019.

Q: Will the Xamarin University forum still be available?
A: The Xamarin University forum will be available until 30 June 2019.

Q: Can I still access my profile page?
A: The profile page will be accessible until 27 June 2019.

Subscription

Q: When should I cancel my Xamarin University subscription?
A: If you have a paid monthly Xamarin University subscription, you should cancel your subscription by 30 April 2019, the last date courses will run.

Q: How do I cancel my monthly Xamarin University subscription(s)?
A: You can cancel your subscription by signing into Visual Studio Marketplace > Subscriptions with the credentials that you used to purchase Xamarin University. Then select “Xamarin University”. Then select “Buy” (the same as to buy a new Xamarin University subscription). Finally, change the number of subscriptions to zero. Confirm and finish. Note that your charges are prorated based on the number of days remaining in the current calendar month. See here: Billing FAQ.

Q: What happens if I don’t cancel my monthly Xamarin University subscription by April 30, 2019?
A: We will cancel all subscriptions, and billing subscriptions, by May 1, 2019 if they are not cancelled by April 30, 2019.

Q: When’s the last day to purchase monthly subscription?
A: The last day to purchase a Xamarin University subscription is April 30, 2019.

Certification

Q: When is the last date to renew and/or achieve the Xamarin Certification?
A: The last day to renew or achieve Xamarin certification is 30 April 2019.

Q: Will my existing progress be transferred to Microsoft Learn?
A: Yes. You will get credit on Microsoft Learn for the courses you have completed on university.xamarin.com. We will add more details on how to migrate your course history to Microsoft Learn soon.

Q: What will happen to my Xamarin certification?
A: Your progress and accomplishments will be transferred to Microsoft Learn.