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First Steps

Please follow the steps below to begin your Tech Essentials training session (new students only) or for a refresher on resetting your passwords, logging in to D2L, and D2L Video Tutorials (continuing students).

  1. Welcome letter
  2. Instructions to create your D2L Password and log into D2L 
  3. Login to D2L by going to and logging in with your NetID and the password you set in step 2.
  4. Once logged in click on "Select a course" near the top of the screen and click on "Tech Essentials".
  5. Follow the instructions on the page to begin your Tech Essentials training session!

Video Tutorials

How to Login To D2L Brightspace Tutorial:

D2L Brightspace Orientation - My Home: 

D2L Brightspace Orientation - Course Home:

D2L Brightspace Orientation - Content:

D2L Brightspace Orientation - D2L Brightspace Email:

D2L Brightspace Orientation - Classlist: 

D2L Brightspace Orientation - Discussions:

D2L Brightspace Orientation - Assignments (formerly called Dropbox):

D2L Brightspace Orientation - Locker:

D2L Brightspace Orientation - Quizzes:

D2L Brightspace Orientation - Grades:


Respondus Lockdown Browser:



Digital eLearning Guide

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Contact eLearning

If you need additional help, please do not hesitate to contact the Technology Assistance Center!

You can reach us by using our online chat (to use the chat, click on the orange tab near the bottom left of the page), email us at, use the support form located at, call us at either 406-771-4440 or toll-free at 800-254-2815, or if you plan to be on campus, stop in and see us in G100!

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