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New Look for D2L Brightspace coming July 26, 2018

Good news! D2L Brightspace is getting a facelift! Starting on July 26, 2018, you will notice a new look and feel for D2L Brightspace.  A cleaner interface, new fonts, updated icons and some new workflows mean that your courses will look more polished and modern.

Image:  Sample Classic Homepage with Daylight interface on D2L Brightspace

Sample Classic Homepage with Daylight interface on D2L Brightspace

The new user interface, called the Daylight Experience, was built with a responsive design. This means that it adapts to different screen sizes and looks great on laptops, tablets and smartphones. You will find it much easier to stay connected and access the system from anywhere.

Image:  Responsive design for mobile devices

Responsive design for mobile devices

Although the common workflows are not changing, you will notice positive changes when you first dive in. New fonts, icons and an updated layout will make it easier for you to go in and get right to the. All of your courses will adopt this new look and feel, providing you with a consistent experience when accessing different courses. 

We are excited for this change and the improvements that we will see in the D2L Brightspace. More information and quick guides will be coming this summer and fall terms.  Check the News widget on the D2L Brightspace “My Home” page for updates.  In the meantime, if you have questions, contact Julie Lockett at jalockett@eiu.edu

Daylight will soon be dawning!