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Higher Education LMS for Colleges and Universities

Don’t Manage Learning, Unleash It

Powerful tools. Best-in-class service and support. High-quality, customizable content. Help unlock learner potential with Brightspace, your all-in-one solution for creating personalized learning at scale.

Enhance the Learning With Easy to Use Tools

Motivate students to succeed by taking advantage of Brightspace’s built-in engagement tools. Faculty can enhance learning and improve student outcomes by personalizing the experience to help students succeed, no matter what challenges they may face in their educational journey.

Works for Learners,
Grows With You

Today’s tech-savvy students and faculty expect modern learning experiences that offer maximum choice and flexibility—even in face-to-face courses. Give them what they need to succeed.

  • Attract
    More Students

    Offer affordable, high-quality online learning and attract more students regardless of their locations.

  • Meet
    The Needs of the Workforce

    Deliver experiential learning and skills development that meets the evolving needs of employers today.

  • Boost
    Student Success

    Support the changing needs of students and increase their success with flexible and robust learning tools.

  • Make
    Everyone’s Life Easier

    Empower students and educators with easy-to-use learning tools that don’t hinder the experience but enhance it.

Solutions Designed To Help You Enhance Learning

Get the tools you need to help faculty and students be more effective and enrich the experience.

  • Blended Learning

    Design seamless learning experiences that combine the best of in-person and online instruction.

  • Competency-based Learning

    Give students the flexibility they need to control their own experience and succeed.

  • Continuing Education

    Support all your programs on a single platform and deliver world-class continuing education.

  • Professional Development

    Give faculty and staff the next-generation tools they need to learn, develop and succeed.

The Benefits of Brightspace, at a Glance

Built for people who care deeply about helping all students reach their potential.

  • Differentiation

    Accommodate blended, hybrid and fully virtual learning to best suit your institution’s needs.

  • Equity

    Regardless of abilities, means, location, or device, all students can achieve their full potential, both inside and outside the classroom.

  • Autonomy

    Blends easily into your existing ecosystem, allowing instructors to create their ideal configuration of tools, content and applications.

  • Content

    Simplify content creation and empower instructors to build compelling and engaging courses for their students.

  • Analytics

    Empower users to review and act on the right insights at the right time with learning analytics that support student, course and institution success.

  • Centralised

    Support credit, non-credit and professional development goals on a single platform.

  • Partnership

    Thrive in an innovative environment that continuously grows with you to support the future of learning.

  • Experience

    Reach your goals faster with a partner that brings more than 20 years of experience with educational technology.

Happy Customers Tell The Best Stories

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Ultimate Medical Academy

To enhance the student experience for both its online and blended learning pathways, Ultimate Medical Academy (UMA) realized it needed to replace its legacy learning management system (LMS) with a more modern platform: D2L Brightspace.

Read the Customer Story about UMA
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Georgia State University

Georgia State University spearheads the use of analytics to increase equity for underserved students.

Read the Customer Story about GSU
“We went into this project with a hypothesis that we might need customized templates. D2L helped us build a full design system—including not only templates, but also design components that we can easily pull into any content page and use to create templates of our own.” Ron MacLean Experience Architect, Educational and Learning Product Design Group, Harvard Business Publishing Corporate Learning Read the Customer Story about Harvard Business Publishing
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McKendree University

McKendree University partners with D2L and it’s Learning Administration Manager program to enhance its online courses, deliver a supportive learning experience for students, and equip faculty members with powerful teaching tools.

Read the Customer Story about McKendree University

Harness the Power of Partnership

From migration to course design and everything in between, we’re here to help you maximize your results.

Onboard and Launch Services

Get up to speed quickly with our personalized, people-first approach.

Learn more about onboard and launch services

Customer Success and Technical Support

Keep the momentum going post-launch with customized and flexible support.

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Learning and Creative Services

Create fantastic learning experiences with our proven course design and development approach.

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Premium Services

Get the attention and care you need to take your results to the next level.

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • We currently partner with 570 universities and colleges, including The State University of New York, Southern New Hampshire University, Victoria University, Carleton University, the University of Suffolk, the University of Cape Town and Purdue University Global.

  • You don’t have to sacrifice any of your current tools to use Brightspace—it’s an entirely plug-and-play LMS. We were the first commercial LMS certified for 1EdTech Basic Learning Tools Interoperability and 1EdTech Learning Information Services (LIS), and we currently lead the industry in 1EdTech Global certifications. With Brightspace, it’s possible to seamlessly mix and match multiple applications within your institution’s digital learning ecosystem. Our commitment to 1EdTech Global product certifications and open standards also means you get more choice and flexibility to connect Brightspace with thousands of products to create a seamless user experience and enhance data privacy.

  • Moving existing courses in your current LMS to Brightspace isn’t difficult. Our bulk migration tools make it easy to move hundreds—or hundreds of thousands—of courses in a single batch. That migration process can efficiently run behind the scenes of your system at night—with no manual effort required. Additionally, you’ll have the support of our change management experts, who can make switching to Brightspace a breeze.

Let’s See What We Can Accomplish Together

Our team is standing by, ready to help.


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