D2L Brightspace Announcements

Welcome to the Summer 2024 Semester!

Wednesday, Jun 12, 2024

Have a great summer! Summer I begins on June 3rd and Summer II begins on July 8th. Students can access their courses 24 hours before the start date.


Hope everyone has a great semester! 

Reset Your Password

Tuesday, Jan 09, 2024

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. 

Brightspace Support

Tuesday, Nov 22, 2022

Brightspace support is available 24/7 by clicking the small blue and white "Get Help" button at the bottom-right of every Brightspace page.

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.

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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