Desire2Learn (D2L)

Last Updated: 03/11/2015


Desire2Learn is CU-Boulder's online learning environment. Two types of Desire2Learn courses can be requested:

  1. Official CU-Boulder courses for credit and non-credit. Instructions and information for those courses are outlined on this page.
  2. Community courses that are not connected to an official CU-Boulder course.

Why D2L?

Learn how CU-Boulder faculty are using D2L to achieve learning and teaching objectives, and engage students.

Get Started with D2L

Logging into D2L

  1. Supported Browsers
  2. Go to
  3. Login with your IdentiKey.
  4. Your courses can be accessed from the My Courses section on My Home.

At this time, direct access to D2L courses is not available through MyCUInfo.

D2L Upgraded

Desire2Learn upgraded to version 10.3 in preparation for the start of the 2014-15 academic year. Learn what is new in D2L 10.3.

OIT provides the following resources:



If you need assistance, contact the IT Service Center.

Desire2Learn's Service Level Commitment: 2
Learn more about Service Level Commitments.