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Alternate D2L Access Point

Click here to Login To the Alternate D2L Access Point

https://calu.desire2learn.com/



If you have a problem logging in to D2L via VIP, use the link above instead.

Your username is the first part of your CALU email address.
Example: abc1234@calu.edu, username = abc1234
Your D2L password is the same as the password you use to access your CALU email address.


Desire2Learn Help Desk 24/7

If you are having difficulties using any of the course tools,
please contact Desire2Learn Technical Support at 1-877-325-7778

CALU Specific Technical Support

CALU E-Mail, VIP, & Student Services
724-938-5911 or UTechRequests@calu.edu

Blackboard Collaborate Support

1-877-382-2293

CALU Desire2Learn Administrator

Jon Kallis - kallis_j@calu.edu
Teaching & Learning Center - Keystone 405



Click here to launch the system tour video for D2L



Computer and Technical Requirements for D2L version 10.2

In order to attend classes online, you will need a high speed internet connection and modern computer. Our online courses are delivered over a system called Desire2Learn. Please run their system check on your computer. 

Minimum System Requirements for Desire2Learn LE 10.2

In order to make the most of your online learning experience, there are several technical requirements you will need to fulfill. Refer to the guidelines below to help ensure your online success:

Microsoft Windows

  • Windows XP (Service Pack 2), Vista, or 7 [Recommended: Windows 7]
    • Note to Windows 8 users: You must download/install the free  Firefox or Chrome browser to use D2L. Internet Explorer 11 is not fully compatible with D2L.
  • Minimum 2GB RAM
  • High speed internet connection (Cable, DSL, FiOS)
  • Working soundcard and speakers/headphones
  • One of the following browsers with Java and cookies enabled: Firefox (recommended), Chrome (supported), Internet Explorer 9 (supported). Internet Explorer 11 is NOT currently working with D2L.
  • Sun Java Runtime Environment [JRE] 1.6 update 31 (required) or newer

Macintosh

  • Mac OS X (Lion 10.7 and above)
  • Minimum 2GB RAM
  • High speed internet connection (Cable, DSL, FiOS)
  • Working soundcard and speakers/headphones
  • One of the following browsers with Java and cookies enabled: Firefox (recommended), Safari 6 (supported), Chrome (supported)
  • Sun Java Runtime Environment [JRE] 1.6 update 31 (required) or newer

It is recommended that you have the latest version of Adobe Flash installed, Adobe ReaderQuickTime, and Windows Media Components (for Macintosh users). Some professors may require you to download additional software to complete course work.

Can you use your mobile device to access your courses?

  • iOS, Android, and Blackberry devices can access mobile, limited versions of your online courses.
  • Not all content and tools within your online course will be accessible via your mobile device.
  • iPhones, iPads, Droid phones and tablets, etc. do not meet the minimum technical requirements for your online course.

 

Desire2Learn (D2L) is a user-centric, web-based learning management system (LMS) for the delivery of online teaching and learning.
Here you will find helpful information for faculty, staff, and students at California University of Pennsylvania that will enhance your overall experience with using D2L.



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