Help for D2L is available in a variety of forms. Listed below is a
brief description of the D2L tools with a link to helpful information
that includes instructional videos and FAQs on each of the tools.
|D2L System Requirements||System Requirements for D2L including a list of supported internet browsers and display settings|
|Calendar-Schedule||You have access to an
on-line calendar through the Schedule tool. Available on the My Home and
My Course pages, the Schedule tool allows you to set reminders of
important dates and activities.
|Chat||The Chat tools allow you to communicate via
text while on-line at the same time. Using the D2L Chat tool, you can
hold private chats with other students in the course or communicate on
|Classlist||The Classlist provides a list of students
currently enrolled in a a course.
|Content||The Content Tool is where course materials
can be found.
|D2L Email||Email sent from D2L goes to the recipients' email addresses, as listed through UAccess. For the vast majority of users, this will be their @email.arizona.edu address.|
|Discussions||The Discussions tool can be used for
online discussions between you and other students and/or your
|Dropbox||The Dropbox tool is an electronic storage
space for documents you will be submitting to your instructor.
Submissions are date and time stamped.
|Grades||The Grades tool allows you to view your grade
for the course.
|Library Resources||A link to the
University of Arizona's resources.
|Locker||The Locker is an electronic storage area for
you to "store your stuff." You can “upload” and “download” files from
your home or dorm computer and use them in D2L or transfer them from one
computer to another. Only the owner of the locker can view its
|My Home||My Home is the main entry page for D2L. It is
the first page you see after signing in to D2L. Like the Course Home
page, this page contains a News section. However, this News section is
controlled by the D2L Support Staff and is used for system
|Pager||The Pager allows D2L users to “page” each
other by sending a short text message. The next time that the person
being paged enters the course, the pager will flash and beep that a
message is waiting.
|Preferences||The Preferences tool allows you to change
your font settings, paging preferences, discussion room layout, email
preferences, and password. Customizing your personal settings is a great
way to ensure that you are comfortable in your learning environment.
|Quizzes||The quiz tool is where your instructor will
post quizzes and homework assignments.