D2L Online Learning Portal


The Desire to Learn (D2L) platform is the learning management system for the South Dakota Mines and all the South Dakota Board of Regents Universities.  It is a portal where professors can upload content, administer tests and quizzes, discuss topics and monitor grades.  Students can retrieve course material, take exams, upload assignments and discuss with faculty and other students. 

To access D2L go to https://d2l.sdbor.edu and sign in with your campus computer credentials.

Mines ITS provides dedicated staff to assist students and faculty with D2L concerns.  Faculty can request training or assistance in uploading content, activating courses, setting up grade books, adding TAs or merging courses.

  • Online learning portal shared across all South Dakota Universities.
  • One portal for all courses, no matter which university you are taking/teaching from.
  • Dedicated support personnel that are certified with D2L.
Target Completion Date

1-2 business days.  Please allow more time at beginning of the semesters.

Available To

South Dakota Mines students, staff and faculty for academic and business purposes only.


Services are provided at no cost to current students, staff and faculty.


D2L is only available to current students and faculty who are enrolled or teaching a course.

Activate Course Add TA Import/Export Info Merge Classes Remove Classes Setup Gradebook Unenroll Student


Service ID: 3
Thu 2/10/22 3:24 PM
Tue 5/17/22 11:31 AM

Service Offerings (7)

Activate Course
Request assistance to activate a D2L course.
Add TA
Request assistance in adding a Teaching Assistant (TA) to a D2L course.
Import/Export Class Info
Request assistance in importing/exporting D2L course material.
Merge Classes
Request assistance to merge D2L class sections.
Remove Classes
Remove a D2L class from your welcome page.
Setup Gradebook
Request assistance in setting up a D2L gradebook for a course.
Unenroll Student
Unenroll a student from a D2L course.