Brightspace Information

As of May 1st, 2023, Brightspace replaces Blackboard for summer and fall classes.  

For Questions Related to... 

Course Content and Test/Grade Questions 
Your instructor - contact method listed in syllabus 
Technical Assistance with Brightspace 
Contact the Student Help Desk 

Brightspace Login 

  1. Go to Brightspace,
  2. Username:  Eagle mail address (
  3. Password:  Eagle mail password 

For information about your Eagle Mail account, see Email Information.

Navigate Brightspace

Brightspace Homepage

  • Click the Home button in the upper left corner to return to the IVCC Brightspace Homepage.
  • Choose the icons in the Minibar on the upper right corner to: 
    • Access currently enrolled courses (Note: Courses are not visible until the course starts unless your instructor chooses to make it available sooner.)
    • View notifications
    • View and change your profile and notification settings
  • Use the purple Homepage Navbar to access quick links to IVCC resources.
  • Use the My Courses Widget on the Brightspace Homepage to access courses that are in session. 
  • Use the Announcements Widget on the Brightspace Homepage to see important college news. 

Course Homepages

Navigating Content in Brightspace as a Learner 1:14 minutes long 

Brightspace Resources 

Browser Support 

Create a Discussion Post 2:26 minutes long 

How to Take a Quiz or Test See Respondus for information  

Understanding Grades 1:00 minute long