D2L Notifications Setup for Students

Notifications allows you to control when and how you receive notifications about activity in your course. You can choose to receive instant notifications via your preferred method (email or SMS), or you can choose to receive a summary of activity daily for each of your courses through email. 

  1. To access your Notifications settings, click on Notifications from your personal menu on the Minibar. This is located on the top, right-hand corner of your D2L page.
  2. By default, you will receive email notifications to your Marquette email. However, you can change it to another email address by clicking on Change your email settings, located in the Contact Methods section.
  3. You may also choose to receive notifications via text messages. To do so, click on Register your mobile, located in the Contact Methods section.
    • Enter all the required information (country, mobile carrier, and number).
    • Click Save.
    • After you receive a registration confirmation code on your phone, click Confirm your mobile number and enter the code in the Confirmation Code
    • Click Confirm.
  4. Select the Instant Notifications you wish to receive via email or text message by checking the box next to the options. It is recommended that students select the following notification options:
    • Dropbox - assignment feedback released
    • Dropbox - assignment feedback updated
    • Dropbox - dropbox folder due date or end date is 2 days away
    • Grades - grade item released
    • Grades - grade item updated
    • News - item updated
    • News - new item available
    • Quizzes - quiz due date or end date is 2 days away
    • Your instructor may suggest other notifications to check.
  5. Click Save.