Brightspace is SUNY’s new learning management system (LMS) and the hub of SUNY’s Digital Learning Environment (DLE).
Brightspace Implementation Updates
Moving Courses from Moodle to Brightspace
Spring 2023 Stipend Opportunities (CLOSED)
Fall 2023 Timeline
- March 1: Brightspace sandbox spaces and Brightspace Fundamentals course open to faculty
- March 22: Fall 2023 Brightspace courses become available to instructors
- August 24: Fall 2023 Brightspace courses become available to students
- Future: Access to Moodle will remain available through September 2025.
Logging in to Brightspace
- Go to https://brightspace.purchase.edu
Login with your Purchase College username and password. Do not include “@purchase.edu” in your username.
If needed, reset your password.
- Follow the prompts to complete the login process using Duo Multi-Factor Authentication
- You will be brought to https://mylearning.suny.edu/d2l/home/219851, which is Purchase’s tenant of the larger SUNY Brightspace instance
Getting Assistance using Brightspace
If you need help using the system, please go to the SUNY Online Help Desk website or Create a Support Request.
Once logged in to our tenant of Brightspace, your courses will be organized by semester at the top of the “My Courses” widget.
Moving Content from Moodle to Brightspace
Faculty will be able to decide the best path forward for moving courses from Moodle to Brightspace. We have outlined some key considerations and workflows so that you can choose the option that works best for you and your course materials.
Access to Moodle will remain available through September 2025.
Training & Resources for Instructors
SUNY DLE Brightspace Fundamentals Asynchronous Modules
All instructors have been enrolled in the SUNY DLE Brightspace Fundamentals Asynchronous Modules course at SUNY’s tenant of Brightspace. Simply login to Brightspace to access the training modules. Look for the course in your “My Courses” widget > “CPD Pilot Semester.”
CPD Brightspace Faculty Resources
(requires SUNY Federated Login)
- SUNY DLE FAQs
- SUNY CPD Training Registration
- SUNY CPD Recordings
- Comprehensive Brightspace Video Index
- SUNY CPD Faculty Resource Guides