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How to Login and Navigate a course in D2L

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This Quick Guide will help you learn How to Login and Navigate a course in D2L

Step 1

  • Type “mycourses.siu.edu” in your browser search tab (Chrome, Firefox, Safari) as shown. Chrome is the preferred browser.
D2L URL
D2L URL

Step 2

  • Your browser will take you to the main page of D2L. Now, You need to type your user name and your personal password. When you finish typing the requested information, hit the blue bottom “Log in”.
D2L Login
D2L Login

Step 3

  • You are now in your D2L home page. You may see all the courses listed each term (fall, spring, summer order alphabetically). You may choose any course in any term by placing your computer pointer on the course image and hitting it once to enter.
D2L Homepage
D2L Homepage

Step 4

  • You are now in your course home page. There is a navigation bar on the top of your course. You may select any tab to see the spread down menu in each tab.
Course Navigation
Course Navigation

Step 5

  • The “assessment” tab is the one you will use more often. Its drop-down menu is shown with different options: Assignments, Video Assignments, Grades, Quizzes, Rubrics, Self-Assessment, Surveys, Attendance and Awards.
Course Drop Down Menu
Course Drop Down Menu
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