Desire2Learn (D2L) Tutorials

To login to your account, go to Your courses will not be available until the first day of class.

To ensure that your computer is properly configured for Desire2Learn, click on "Please click here for a System Check before you login." Desire2Learn runs best on Firefox, but does work on Internet Explorer, Safari (for Mac), and Google Chrome. If you would like to download the latest version of Firefox, it is available at For a list of requirements to run Desire2Learn and recommendations for the best experience, please click here.

Courses may contain content that appears in a new pop-up window. Pop-up blockers may block important windows in Desire2Learn, including e-mail messages, discussion messages, and quizzes. Many toolbars, internet browsers, and security suites block pop-ups; some of the most common blockers include AOL, Yahoo and Google Toolbars, Internet Explorer, Firefox, Google Chrome, and products such as McAfee or Norton Internet Security.

If you have any question about this online learning environment, please contact us at 970-521-6763 or email

If you have technical problems or problems logging into the system, you can call the 24/7 HelpDesk at 1-888-800-9198.

If you cannot attend an on-campus orientation, you may review the handouts and videos below:


Logging into Desire2Learn Video
Navigating the system:
My Home page PDF
Course Home page PDF
Discussions PDF
Email PDF
Using the D2L text editor PDF
Adding or attaching files in D2L PDF
Submitting to a dropbox PDF
Viewing feedback PDF
Taking a quiz: PDF
Reviewing Quiz feedback PDF