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Student D2L Brightspace Tutorials

Thank you for visiting Instructional Design and Web Technologies website for the Shippensburg D2L Brightspace Instance. D2L Brightspace is the University's learning management system that provides your classes with an online environment. Click on the links below to access guides that will explain how to use D2L Brightspace.  Select one of the menus to access its resources.

If you have any questions or issues accessing any of these resources, please contact the Student Helpdesk at 717-477-HELP (x4357) or email

Student Orientation for D2L Brightspace.

Use the following links to view guides on using D2L Brightspace.

Personalize D2L Brightspace

Personalizing your D2L Brightspace includes three main areas: Your Profile, Notifications, and Account settings. Your Profile contains information about yourself and allows you to share a picture that will be visible in the classlist area of each course you're enrolled in. Notifications allows you to setup alerts for course activities. Account settings provides you with options to customize how Brightspace is formatted for your view.


Change Personal Settings in Brightspace:  Here you'll find information on how to change your Profile, Notifications, and account settings in D2L Brightspace.

D2L Brightspace Tools

The Shippensburg D2L Brightspace platform provides you with a digital environment which acts as a digital classroom for some and a digital extension to your face-to-face classroom for others. You can use the tools within the platform to submit your work, participation in online discussions with your classmates, check your grades and more. The following guides will show you how to use the Email, Assignments, Discussions, Quizzes, Groups, and Grades tools in the Brightspace learning environment.