D2L Brightspace Announcements

Brightspace Support

Monday, Sep 26, 2022

Brightspace support is available 24/7 by clicking the small red "Need Help" button at the bottom-right of every Brightspace page.

Welcome Back!

Monday, Aug 15, 2022

Welcome to the Fall 2022 semester at College of the Mainland! Courses are available in Brightspace 24 hours before the official start date of the class.

Students will be able to access their classes on the morning of Sunday, August 21st. 

Online Learner Workshop

Monday, Aug 15, 2022

The Online Learner Workshop is an introduction to the D2L Brightspace learning system for all students. The workshop is available as a course and will appear under the MyCourses module.

The workshop can be completed in a couple hours and will teach students how to navigate Brightspace, submit assignments, take exams, etc. While there is no requirement to complete the workshop, we recommend it to any student who has not used Brightspace to take an online class.

Brightspace Mobile App

Monday, Aug 15, 2022

The Brightspace Pulse app is available in the Apple and Android app stores. D2L Brightspace is optimized to display beautifully on any screen size; there are no sacrifices when users are accessing Brightspace from a phone.

Reset Your Password

Monday, Aug 15, 2022

You can reset your pasword by clicking here.

You can also call the IT HelpDesk at 409-933-8302 for any password-related issues. For Brightspace issues, click Technical support at the top of this page.

Compatible Web Browsers

Monday, Aug 15, 2022

The compatible web browsers with D2L Brightspace are Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. Do not use Internet Explorer.

We recommend Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox

Respondus Lockdown Browser

Monday, Aug 15, 2022

Students: Your instructor may require you to use Respondus LockDown Browser for exams or quizzes in Brightspace. Your exam will prompt you to install or update the LockDown Browser before you begin.

Intro To LockDown Browser

Windows installation video

Mac installation video

LockDown Browser device compatibility.

Resources to Help With Stress

Wednesday, Mar 23, 2022

If you are experiencing stress or anxiety about your daily living needs including food, housing or just feel you could benefit from free resources to help you through a difficult time, please click here https://www.com.edu/community-resource-center/. College of the Mainland has partnered with free community resources to help you stay on track with your schoolwork, by addressing life issues that get in the way of doing your best in school. All services are private and confidential. You may also contact the Dean of Students office at deanofstudents@com.edu.

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