D2L Brightspace is the vendor-hosted learning management system contracted by the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education to offer collaborative learning tools, activity-based learning, and interaction with materials that encourage critical reflection.

Throughout the documentation, D2L Brightspace is also referred to it as simply D2L.

Instructor Resources

Student Resources

D2L Integration Status

IT Services maintains a status page of requested Brightspace D2L integrations.

Computing Guidelines for Online Learning

Software and hardware needed for online learning

Special Characters Not Permitted in Filenames

There are certain characters that should never be used when naming files to use with D2L Brightspace. The presence of just one of these characters in your filenames will cause errors and unexpected problems in D2L Brightspace.