The University uses Desire 2 Learn / Brightspace as our Learning Management System. In this system you will find all of the classes in which you are enrolled, some administrative courses, and/or campus organizations. Each "course" has its own page with content specific to that course or organization. It's always a best practice to pay close attention to the instructions provided by your Professors or organization leaders when navigating and interacting with the system. Browse through the categories below to get more information about using the system.

If you have questions or problems, please reach out to our Technology Helpdesk for individual assistance:
phone: 931-598-1369

Brightspace Information

Brightspace Basics / Navigation

Information on logging into, navigating, and setting up your profile/notifications in the system.

Taking Tests, Quizzes, and Exams

Have to take an online exam? Read these general tips and guidelines for making the most out of your online assessment time.

Downloading Course Content

How to download your course materials for future study.



Contact the Sewanee helpdesk with technology questions and assistance.

Brightspace Video Tutorials

Videos from the Brightspace vendor on navigating the environment as a student.

Brightspace Documentation

A link to the Brightspace community, with documentation on all aspects of the platform.