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Student Guide for Brightspace

Coronavirus/COVID-19 Information

In the coming weeks, your instructors may be providing content and assignments through Brightspace by D2L, which is SFA’s learning management system. It will be important that you check Brightspace frequently and routinely to stay up-to-date with each of your courses.

Accessing Brightspace by D2L

You can access Brightspace in one of two ways:

  1. Logging into mySFA and clicking the Brightspace button.
    mysfa brightspace button
  2. Visiting and signing in with your mySFA credentials.
    d2l login

**Supported browsers include Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, and Apple Safari. Please do not access Brightspace using Internet Explorer or Edge.

Stay Up to Date with Notifications

To keep up with the latest activity in your courses by enabling your notifications. Notifications can be routed to the email or mobile device of your choice.

Brightspace Tutorials

Need to learn more about a specific tool in Brightspace?

Brightspace Help

Have a question about Brightspace? SFA’s Brightspace Support Team is available Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. by calling 936.468.1919 or emailing To submit a question or request assistance via form, complete the Student Help Request.

For Brightspace technical assistance after-hours and on weekends, use this form to submit a question. Alternatively, click the LiveChat button on your Brightspace homepage.

live chat button for brightspace