Welcome to Brightspace! Brightspace by D2L is CityU’s learning management system where you can access your courses and course materials online. Brightspace provides students with a more mobile, responsive online environment while using the latest design tools to enhance your learning experience.

We are excited for you to engage with Brightspace and wish you much success in your studies at CityU!

Important Dates

  • Summer enrollment opens May 1, 2023
  • Faculty access courses June 15, 2023
  • Students in 10-week and 5-week Session 1 access courses July 3, 2023
  • Fall enrollment opens August 1

Tips for Getting Started with Brightspace

More Brightspace Questions?

Register for one of the drop-in sessions for new students. These sessions will act as informal introductions to navigating the Brightspace learning environment and aim to answer any questions that new students may have about preparing for Fall quarter classes at CityU. Please register in advance if you plan to attend a session.


Brightspace courses can be accessed through a link on the Student and Faculty Dashboards on You will also be able to access Brightspace directly at Login with your CityU username and password.
The mobile app for Brightspace is Pulse and is available for both Apple and Android devices.
The Brightspace Community and YouTube channel provide excellent resources on how to use the system and leverage course tools to engage learners. Sign up for the Brightspace Community with your CityU email and visit the Learning Center to enroll in or view recordings of Guided Trainings. Join a Brightspace Community group to participate in conversations with peers on best practices for using Brightspace.
24/7 technical support for Brightspace will be available through the My.CityU portal. The Student Help Center and the Faculty Help Center on My.CityU will also provide videos and tutorials on how to complete key tasks within Brightspace.


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