Brightspace for Students

Blackboard to D2L Brightspace

Brightspace Overview for SPS Students

To help students get started, the SPS transition team created a Brightspace Overview video stepping through the most common learning activities in Brightspace. Watch the video to get familiar with the new look and feel.

Student Brightspace Getting Started Guide (PDF)

Basics of Brightspace for students. Learn how to login, locate your courses, navigate Brightspace interface and more.

Brightspace for Students

Brightspace is a comprehensive learning management system (LMS) that is modern and easy to use for faculty, staff, and students. It offers new capabilities to support teaching and learning across different modalities, supports growth in online learning, provides advanced analytics that contribute to student success, and lays a foundation for engaging learning experiences that facilitate interaction and learning in online courses.

Brightspace will replace Blackboard beginning the Summer 2024 academic semester and is accessible through General user support relating to accessibility should be directed to the CUNY SPS Help Desk. Functionality, usability, and technical assistance should be directed to the Brightspace support team at 1-888-895-2511.

Additional Brightspace resources and tutorials are available below:

Student Documentation and Training

Topic Specific Guides

Additional Resources