Brightspace Getting Started Guide


D2L's Brightspace Learning Management System gives you access to courses, organizations, and more. The Brightspace LMS is a secured web‐based environment that requires an assigned username and password to access it.


How to Log In

  • Go to, then select I am… and choose Student from the menu.
  • Select D2L Brightspace from the list of systems
  • Enter your username and password in the login area to access your courses.

Test Your Computer System

Review the Brightspace Browser Support page to make sure you are using a supported device and Internet browser.

You can also complete a system check after you log in by selecting Student Resources and choosing Browser Check from the navigation bar.

Student Resources - System Check

HVCC Brightspace Training for Students

The Hudson Valley Community College Brightspace Training course can be found in your My Courses widget on the Home page of Brightspace. You will need to be logged in to Brightspace to access the training course.

Brightspace Training course on home page



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