The University of the South uses the Brightspace Learning Management System. This system can be accessed at by using your single sign-on university credentials. Browse through the topics below to find some basic information and instructions on using some of these most common features of the system.

If you have further questions, please reach out to a member of our faculty support staff for help, or send an email to:

Login / Access / Basic Navigation

Some basics steps for logging into and using Sewanee's Brightspace platform.

Homepage / Navbar / Student View

Basic information on your course homepage, the navigation bar, and viewing your course as a student.


How to distribute and organize course content for your students.


How to create, edit, deploy, and grade assignments.


How to setup your gradebook and grade assignments, test, quizzes...etc., in Brightspace.


Using and grading discussion boards.


How to create, grade, and deploy quizzes and exams in Brightspace.

Additional Resources

A link to theĀ Brightspace Community which serves as the help/documentation portal for the platform.