Desire2Learn: Students


Desire2Learn (D2L) is a web-based integrated learning platform designed to create a rich online environment for teaching and learning. D2L features an electronic dropbox, automated grade book, discussion boards, quizzes, and more. To access Desire2Learn click here:


What is My Account Information?

Your username for D2L is the same as your WebAdvisor username. Your initial password is your 6-digit birth date (mmddyy).



Written Documentation

These documents are in PDF format and Adobe Reader is required to view them. Download the latest version for free.

TopicDocumentation Type
Changing Your PasswordPDF
Checking if you computer is compatible with D2LPDF
Logging in to D2LPDF
Sending EmailPDF
Taking and Reviewing a QuizPDF
The MinibarPDF
Using ChatPDF
Using the Discussion ForumPDF
Using the DropboxPDF
Viewing ContentPDF
Viewing GradesPDF


Video Documentation

Use the playlist on the right-side to scroll through the list of available videos. These videos contain audio so make sure your computer's speakers are on before viewing the video.


If you are having problems logging in to D2L, contact the ITR Help Desk at (708) 709-7999 or Please have your PSC ID number ready when contacting the ITR Help Desk.

If the semester has started and you do not see your class in D2L, please contact the instructor and ask them to activate the course. If you do not know who the instructor is, contact the appropriate department.

If you would like help learning how to use D2L, contact the Student Success Center for tutoring and workshop information.