Faculty FAQ about D2L Brightspace

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D2L Brightspace Questions?

Browse the list of faculty's most frequently asked questions about D2L Brightspace.

All courses are automatically added to D2L Brightspace as individual courses. Learn more about this update here.

Need your courses grouped/merged? Follow these instructions to request your grouped/merged D2L Brightspace courses. Note: Please group or merge courses before content or student submissions are added to a course.

Learn about two recommended options for sharing or saving D2L Brightspace course materials with Teacher's Assistants, Co-Teachers, Adjuncts, Programs, and more.

There are many resources available to help with how-to and course design with D2L Brightspace.



Getting Started Teaching with D2L Brightspace:

You can request a course to practice or test actions in D2L Brightspace by submitting a request for a "Sandbox" course in either of two ways:

Don't have a Star ID yet? Reach out to Human Resources about the status of your hiring paperwork! In the mean time, please reach out (via ticket or drop-in) we may be able to create a temporary guest account for you.

Learn how to configure Grades and import final grades from D2L Brightspace to eServices for official grade posting.

If you need to learn how to use D2L Brightspace...

If you cannot log in or your course doesn't appear when you log in...

If D2L Brightspace does not work properly...

If you have technical problems with your Internet connection or device...

Contact the IT Solutions Center.

Students can get help in many ways with D2L Brightspace:

There are certain times of year when the Classlist in a mapped D2L Brightspace course will not match official registration records.

If the current date is more than 55 days prior to the course start date, courses may not have enrolled teachers or students. Classlists will begin to auto-enroll in Brightspace courses at 55 days prior to the start date of the course.

Did a student disappear from your Classlist? Learn more about this known issue and how to resolve it.