Excellent resources for your online experience


All TN eCampus programs and courses are accessed through D2L Brightspace, a state-of-the-art, user-friendly online learning management system.

Before the semester starts, take some time to become acquainted with D2L features and tools that you'll be using on a regular basis. Online learning requires that you possess certain skills, behavior, study habits, computer equipment and discipline in order to be successful.

Getting Started

Become Online Ready

Video Resources


How do I get started?

  1. Perform a system check before the semester begins.
  2. Become familiar with D2L system tools that you will use extensively throughout the semester. Links with detailed instructions are shown below.
  3. Check the course syllabus to determine if there are any specific software releases or equipment needs (microphone, headphones, etc.) for courses you are planning to take.
  4. Login in to your course(s) on the specified date and time.
    • Community College and University students must login here.
    • Students taking certificate/diploma programs through a Tennessee Collge of Applied Technology (TCAT) must login here.
    • Students taking Continuing Education courses must login here.
  5. Verify that you have access to the course(s)you enrolled in through your home campus.
  6. Contact the TN eCampus Help Desk with any technical issues that you encounter.
  7. Contact your Student Liaison for assistance with questions related to registration issues and procedures or your program of study.

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Is there a course I can access prior to the semester start?

The Online Readiness course is all-inclusive course that covers everything from where to find course content to how best to communicate with your instructor. In essence, it provides you with a state of preparation and readiness that's needed to progress successfully through your online course. 

To access the Online Readiness course, login to the D2L Learning Management System and use:

  • Username: guest
  • Password: Guest2017

D2L login screen

screenshot of D2L dashboard and where to find Online Readiness course

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Are there any videos I can view?

Access these D2L YouTube videos to get a jump start on your semester!

Videos are available on the following topics:

  • Navigation
  • Account Settings
  • User Profile
  • Notifications
  • Content
  • Discussions
  • Quizzes
  • Dropbox
  • User Progress
  • Grades
  • Classlist

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