Click on the D2L Brightspace button that can be found on the same page as login buttons for Banner, Degreeworks and other academic systems. Or go to:
Choose the purple login link titled Network Users.
Use your Downstate email address as your username along with your current NetID password.
If you can't log in, send an email to email@example.com
Click on the SUNY logo at upper left to return to the home page from inside a course.
Click on the Select a Course button (a.k.a., the "waffle" button) to view a list of courses where you are enrolled:
Spend time familiarizing yourself with Content, Roster and some of the Course Tools > Course Admin features.
Click on the Brightspace Resources link to access help, FAQs and the Brightspace community where you can post questions.
You can also call the SUNY Online Helpdesk — their number is listed on the Home page at upper right. They are available evenings and weekends.
Or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Include the course subject code and number and a brief description of the issue — for example, “Unable to move copied materials inside the course”.