Set Up Notifications

Notification settings are found in the Personal Menu. The Personal Menu contains links to your Profile, Notifications, Account Settings, and Log Out. You must set up a contact method on the Notifications page to receive instant notifications. 

Access the Notifications Tool

  1. Click your name on the Minibar to open the Personal Menu.
    Identifies Personal Menu

  2. Click [Notifications] from your personal menu on the minibar.
    Identifies Notifications

Get the Pulse App

Click on the App Store or Google Play icons while using your device to download the Pulse App.
Shows the App Staore and Google Play icons.

See Use Pulse for more information.

Change Your Email Settings

  1. Click [Change your email settings] under Contact Methods on the Notifications page.
    Identifies the Change your email settings link.

  2. Select [Use custom email] and enter your email address in the text field. Click [Save].

  3. After you receive a registration confirmation in your email, click the confirmation link in the email.

Register Your Mobile Phone

  1. Click [Register your mobile] on the Notifications page.
    Identifies Register Your Mobile

  2. Select your Country, your Mobile Carrier, and enter your Mobile Number in the form. Click [Save]
    Identifies Save button and Indicates Mobile Number field

  3. After you receive a registration confirmation code on your mobile device, enter it in the Confirmation Code field. Click [Confirm].
    Indicates Confirmation Code field and Identifies Confirm button

NOTE: Currently, T-Mobile, Sprint (PCS), and Sprint (Nextel) do not accept SMS messages from D2L, and so they will not receive the confirmation code, preventing them from being used with SMS notifications.

If you have one of the above mobile carriers, or a mobile carrier which is not available in the list, you can set up push notifications through the Brightspace Pulse app.

Subscribe to a Summary of Activity

  1. On the Notifications page, select the delivery frequency you want from the How often? drop-down list.

  2. Select when you want to receive your summary from the At what time? drop-down list.
    Shows Summary of Activity

Subscribe to Instant Notifications

  1. On the Notifications page, enable instant notifications for specific course activity and updates by doing either (or both) of the following:

  2. Select the Email check box to enable email notifications or select the SMS check box to enable SMS (text) notifications. When finished, click [Save].

    Shows SMS and Email columns.

Exclude Some Courses

  1. On the Notifications page, click the [Manage my course exclusions] link.
    Identifies Manage my course exclusions link.

  2. Click the [X] next to the course(s) you want to stop receiving notifications from.

  3. When finished, click the [Close] button.
    Shows courses to select for exclusion

    NOTE: For a more detailed overview of excluding courses from Notifications, see Exclude Select Courses From Notifications.