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Desire2Learn Resources


What is D2L?

Desire2Learn (D2L) is a web-based course management system designed to create a rich online learning environment for students. D2L includes features such as an electronic dropbox, automated gradebook, discussion boards, and quizzes.

How do I log in to D2L?

  1. Open up an Internet browser (i.e., Internet Explorer, Firefox, Safari)
  2. Go to https://mansfield.desire2learn.com/ or to the Desire2Learn link under the Web Logins menu in the header.
  3. Enter your USERNAME and PASSWORD:
    • use your Campus Services ID information to log in.
    • If you are unsure what to use or you've forgotten your password:

Some helpful Tips for using D2L

  • Get in the habit of using the links located on the navigational bar to move around inside your course.
  • When exiting your D2L course, be sure to click on the Logout link AND close the browser window. This is especially important if you are using a computer in a public lab.
  • Mac users: Make sure you are using the most current version of either Safari or Firefox.

Need Help?

Try our FAQ searchable database.

Have a question about D2L's course tools or a general question about D2L?

  • Submit your question to the D2L helpdesk via the "Help-Support Widget" once logged in to D2L
  • Email D2L at helpdesk@Desire2Learn.com
  • Call 1-877-325-7778.

D2L support is available 24/7.

Scheduled Outages

The Desire2Learn system may be unavailable on the 2nd Sunday of every month from 1:00AM to 7:00AM Eastern time for maintenance.