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Brightspace Instructions

Brightspace by D2L

  1. Check to see if you can log in to UD’s Brightspace system (https://udallas.brightspace.com/d2l/login)
  2. If you are unable to log in use the following steps
    1. Go to the Brightspace Login
    2. Select "Forgot Password"
    3. Enter the your entire student ID (the 900 number from Banner) as your username
    4. Then go to your UD email account (or designated preferred email account) and obtain directions (Your UD email account may be accessed via your My UD area of the www.udallas.edu site) NOTE: Please make your password at least 8 characters with a combination of numbers and letters. It is case sensitive so please make note of your selected characters.
    5. Then return to https://udallas.brightspace.com/d2l/login?logout=1 .
    6. Enter your Student ID as your username
    7. Enter the password you created
    8. Select Login
    9. And you are in!
  3. Support:
    1. You may find the help you need by going to our Contacts link (https://udallas.brightspace.com/shared/contactsDONOTDELETE.html). Please note that the availability of each area is listed.
    2. Bright space does not assist with login credentials. For security reasons, if you have difficulty with logging in, contact vcox@udallas.edu
    3. If you have questions about Brightspace, contact Support (https://community.brightspace.com/universityofdallas/s/contactsupport) available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. You can also search for solutions and Find Answers Fast (https://community.brightspace.com/universityofdallas/s/ )
  4. Learn more about how to use Brightspace as a Learner in your Orientation course. The software continues to have enhancements and updates added, so even if you have taken the orientation previously, you should revisit it. Before you begin your enrolled coursework, you may access the orientation at any time from your Student Homepage. Your tutorial is titled Brightspace Learner Training and is located in your list of courses. https://udallas.brightspace.com/d2l/home/6612