E-Learning

Student Resources


When you take an online class at UWM, you will be accessing your class through the Desire2Learn (D2L) course management system. Here are several documents to help you get started:


D2L and Accessibility

D2L has undergone changes in compliance with accessibility standards. For information, and for a list of accessibilty tools that students may find useful, visit https://www4.uwm.edu/ltc/accessibility/accessibility.cfm


UWM's Online & Blended Programs

For more information about online courses at UWM, including a listing of online and blended courses, go to http://www4.uwm.edu/future_students/online/


Do you need help with D2L?

If you have problems with your login (e.g., you forgot your password, or if you just can’t get on) or if you run into any other difficulties with D2L, help is available from the UWM Help Desk. You may do one of the following:

  • Send an email to help@uwm.edu
  • Call the UWM Help Desk
    • From a UWM campus phone, dial 4040
    • From Metro Milwaukee, dial 414‐229‐4040
    • From the USA, outside the 414 or 262 area codes, dial 1.877.381.3459
  • Go to Bolton 225 (Note: this option is not available all day or on weekends. Call 414.229.4040 for specific hours.)