Online Learning Resources
Students who are registered at UW-Whitewater for the semester will automatically get a D2L account. You do not need to do anything.
The Official URL is: http://uww.courses.wisconsin.edu
Your UW-Whitewater Net-ID and password are used to login to D2L.
Students will be enrolled automatically into D2L courses. If you have
problems with accessing your course, contact your instructor to verify
that you are properly enrolled in the course. Your instructor will
contact support staff as needed.
You WILL NOT be enrolled a D2L course unless you are properly registered. You may also verify your status with the registrar or login to your WINS account.
NOTE: If you can login to your D2L account but you do not see your course in the MY Whitewwater Courses Listing area, make sure you click on the [+] icon next to the Semester code. You need to expand the code to see your course for the semester.
If you are interested to take a test run to see the look and feel of the D2L system as a student, you may use a demo course with following login credentials:
After you login, scroll to the My Wisconsin Listing, select UWLIONL101 - Online Education 101
This course is set up to help you gain a general understanding of D2L, it is not meant to be a comprehensive tutorial.
Once you are logged into your D2L course you have a series of preferences which you can set to your liking.
In the General Preferences you have three preferences to set:
You need to adjust this setting if you move from one computer to another with different operating system.
You are able to choose five different layouts for how you would like to view your discussions.
You can send email to your instructor or students in your class by going to the Classlist tool on the navigation bar. Your email address in D2L is registered as your campus email address. You cannot change this address in D2L. Make sure you read your Campus email. To access your campus email go to: https://post.uww.edu
The My Homepage screen allows you to change and setup your own simple homepage in D2L. You can edit the page to share information about yourself with your classmates. You can make changes to the page at any time. You may have one homepage for each course you are enrolled in. Your homepage may be a series of html coded pages, or even a word document.
The tools that you will use to navigate your course will vary depending on what your instructor uses for that particular course. Some of the most commonly used links are:
D2L has certain browser and system requirements. To ensure that your computer properly supports D2L, please check the separate link within this section entitled D2L System and Browser Requirements." You should also use the "Click Here to do a Systems Check" link to make sure that your system passes all the requirements for D2L to function properly. Show me how to check my system