Students: My Home Page

Step by step instructions are available below the video.


Manage: Course list in My Courses

Organize the list of courses on your D2L homepage by "pinning" courses.

  1. Locate the course that you would like to move to the top of the My Courses Widget and hover over it with the cursor.Image of My home screen with a course tile circled


  2. Click on the context menu for that course (icon top right of the image).
  3. Select Pin from the options.Image of a course tile context menu with pinned circled

    Note: A closed course site is a course site whose end date has passed.  A course site marked Opens On is a course site whose start date has not yet passed.  You still can click into these Course sites.  Courses that are not yet active will not show in the My Courses widget.

  4. The course tile now appears at the top of the list of courses in the My Courses widget.



Edit:  Add information to your profile

Add an image and other information to your profile.

  1. Click your Personal Menu, located at the top of your D2L My Home screen, and select Profile.image of personal menu dropdown wil profiel circled


  2. Enter any information you'd like to share about yourself.
  3. To add a Profile Picture click on the Change Picture button
  4. Click on My Computer.
  5. Drag and drop a an image into the box or click Upload  and locate an image on your computer.
  6. Click Open.
  7. Click Add.
  8. Click Save and Close.

Manage: Notifications via email or text

Control if or how you receive notifications about activity in your courses.

You can only set your own notifications.  You cannot set notifications for all the students in your class.  Each student must set her own notifications.

  1. Click your Personal Menu, located at the top of your D2L My Home screen, and select Notifications.image olf personal menu drop down with notifications circled
  2. Click on Register your mobile fill out the form if you want to receive notifications via text and fill out the form.
  3. In the Instant Notifications section, check the boxes to the right of each activity in the list for which you want notifications.screenshot of Instant notifications section with boxes checked next to a few items


  4. Click Save

Verify: Check and set the time zone D2L will use

By setting the correct time zone, D2L will appropriately display due dates according to your time zone.

  1. Click your Personal Menu, located at the top of your D2L My Home screen, and select Account Settings.screen shot of persona menu dropdown with Account Settings circled


  2. Scroll down to Time Zone
  3. Make the correct selections for your time zone.image of time zone section of settings with continent and time zone circled


  4. Click Save and Close