Virtual Campus  - Faculty Members

VIRTUAL CAMPUS

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Technicians respond to requests 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

The use of the Chat function is recommended for a faster response.

You’ve got questions? We’ve got answers. Please, check out the complete Brightspace documentation on D2L website.

See also our documents for the Virtual Campus as a complete guide and others on specific functions. Visit our document management page now!

Getting started with the Virtual Campus

Everything you need to know to succeed with the Virtual Campus

Login to the Virtual Campus

Login to the Virtual Campus (powered by Brightspace) and see all the courses your professors design for you.

Online Resources

Discover several videos tutorials explaining how to use different functions of the Virtual Campus powered by Brightspace.

Create your course

Login to Maestro to create your course in Virtual Campus as well as to merge course sections to ease the design of your content.

Guides (PDF format)

Discover our guides for professors students and TA who are offering, taking or supporting fully online or hybrid courses.

24/7 Technical Support

You can call, send an email or chat with one of the University of Ottawa dedicated technician at any time, 24 hours a day.

Frequently Asked Questions

You have a question about the Virtual Campus? Have a look at our FAQ, it may have already been answered.

Video Tutorials on the use of Virtual Campus

Featured Brightspace videos created by D2L

Add a Module in your course

Structure and organize your content by adding modules and sub-modules to your course. This tutorial shows how to add modules and sub-modules to your course.

Create a forum

Use discussion forums and topics to increase communication and collaboration in your course. This tutorial shows how to create a discussion forum.

Understanding Grades

Use the Grades tool to centralize assessment and evaluation for your course. This tutorial outlines key aspects of creating and using your grade book.

Face-to-face training Webinars on the Virtual Campus

The TLSS regularly offers face-to-face workshops on Virtual Campus. These sessions cover different functions of the platform with an emphasis on the pedagogical use of each. Workshops take place in our lab which is located in room 1020 Vanier Hall. This space is also serves as a walk-in lab where you can obtain guidance on the use of a variety of teaching and learning technologies that the University offers.

For immediate assistance with Virtual Campus , please use our 24/7 help line at 1-866-811-3201.

Online and Blended Learning Guides

TLSS Publications on online and blended learning
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Professor Guide

Published: 2015 - Revised in 2020

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Student Guide

Published: 2015 - Revised: 2019

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TA Guide

Published: 2015

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Resources Guide

Published: 2015

Frequently Asked Questions

Can’t find answer? Call us at 1-866-811-3201 or use our online support form
How do I connect to the Virtual Campus?

Please click on this link. You will automatically be logged in (if you already have an SSO session active on your computer) or you will be redirected to the University of Ottawa Single Sign On page where you can use your uAccess ID to log in. You don’ know you uoAccess credentials? Please refer to this page on the IT website to see how best to proceed : https://it.uottawa.ca/uoaccess.