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D2L Help

This guide is intended for helping faculties with setting up and maintaining their D2L Course.


The News tool in D2l enables to communicate updates, deadlines, and any new information or changes to your students effectively. 

To Create a News Item

  1. Go to the D2L course that you wish to create a news item.
  2. Select the dropdown arrow in the News tool.
  3. Select New News Item.
  4. Enter a title in the Headline field.
  5. Enter your post in the Content field.
  6. Optional: set a date and time for the news item to display in the Availability section.
  7. Select Add a File Under the Attachments heading to attach a file to the news item.
  8. Select Upload to find a file.
  9. Select Publish.