Beginning Friday, Oct. 28, instructors can request their Spring 2017 course shells using the new D2L Brightspace Request Form (


  • December 19: Make your request by this date if you wish to combine multiple sections into a single course shell.
  • December 20: All unrequested courses will have a course shell created automatically on this date. Auto-created courses will be created as single course shells.


You will be required to use your StarID and password to log into the D2L Brightspace Request Form (

The request form was redesigned to be more user friendly and accessible. Due to FERPA you are able to request and/or merge only those sections where you are listed as the instructor of record.

Note: Please update any bookmarks you have made to the old CourseCreator form as it has been retired.

If you have questions about requesting your D2L Brightspace course shells for Spring, please contact the Office of Online & Extended Learning at or call 218-477-2603, option 3.