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Desire2Learn (D2L) is the instructional management software that allows students to access course materials through a standard web browser. Students can acess a variety of course materials including course content, calendar, news, grades, chats, discussions, drop box to submit assignments, quizzes, and surveys.

Login Instructions

  • The first step is to do a system check. (Click here to do a system check!)
  • Then log on with your username and password.
  • Alexandria (ATCC): Use your StarID login. If you are not able to login with your StarID, go to StarID Self Service to change your password. Then retry your StarID login on this page.
  • NCTC and NTC:
    FirstName_LastName (Example: Jane_Smith)
    Password: Eight digit student TechID number (Example: 00045678)
  • In the occasional case where there may be multiple users named Jane Smith, the duplicate usernames will append an incremented digit (beginning with 2) to their usernames. Therefore, if you have tried Jane_Smith and it did not work, then try Jane_Smith2 or janesmit2.
  • If you are still having trouble logging on, email:
    Alexandria Technical College:
    Northland Community & Technical College:
    Northwest Technical College:
  • Alternatively, if you are a student on campus you may get help from your campus helpdesk.


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