About Desire2Learn

Desire2Learn (D2L) is a course management software that allows instructors to create course web sites to supplement face-to-face courses or to provide instruction for distance learning online courses.

Desire2Learn (D2L) is a course management software that Northland and all other schools in the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities System utilize. D2L allows instructors to create course web sites to supplement face-to-face courses or to provide instruction for distance learning online courses. D2L allows students to access course materials through a standard web browser. Instructors can set up their D2L courses to include a variety of materials including:

  • Course Calendar (schedule)
  • Course News
  • Quizzes & Surveys
  • Grades
  • Chat & Discussions
  • Drop Box to Submit Assignments