Contact Info

          Office of Distance Education
          Ross Hall, Lower Level
          220 Scotland Road
          Edinboro, PA 16444
          Phone: (814) 732-1047

          Dr. Jim Boulder
          Manager of Online Programs and Instructional Design
          Office: Ross Hall, Room 19
          Phone: (814) 732-1047
          Email: jboulder@edinboro.edu

          Technical Requirements



          With a high-speed Internet connection and modern computer, students can enjoy all of the benefits of Edinboro University’s Online Campus.

          Student looking at myEdinboro

          D2L logo

          Edinboro University’s Online Campus is hosted on the Desire2Learn Learning Management System. Desire2Learn (D2L) is designed to create a rich online learning environment for students. The Desire2Learn system allows faculty to post lectures, homework assignments and exams and even conduct online discussions and more. Desire2Learn is accessible to anyone with regular access to a PC or Mac and a reliable, high-speed Internet connection.

          Computer and Technical Requirements for D2L

          In order to attend classes online, you will need a high-speed Internet connection and modern computer. Our online courses are delivered over a system called Desire2Learn. Please run its system check on your computer.

          Minimum System Requirements for Desire2Learn

          To make the most of your online learning experience, you’ll need access to minimum system technology. Refer to the guidelines below to help ensure your online success:

          Microsoft Windows

          •  Windows 7 or 8
          •  2GB RAM
          •  High-speed Internet connection (DSL, Cable)
          •  Working soundcard and speakers/headphones
          •  One of the following browsers with Java and cookies enabled: Firefox (recommended), Chrome (supported), Internet Explorer 9 (supported)
          •  Current Sun Java Runtime Environment [JRE] (Version 7 or newer recommended)

          Apple/Macintosh

          •  Mac OS X (Lion 10.7 and above)
          •  2GB RAM
          •  High speed internet connection (DSL, Cable)
          •  Working soundcard and speakers/headphones
          •  One of the following browsers with Java and cookies enabled: Firefox (recommended), Safari 5.1 (supported), Chrome (supported)
          •  Current Sun Java Runtime Environment [JRE] (Version 7 or newer recommended)

          We recommend you install the latest versions of Adobe Flash, Adobe Reader, QuickTime and Windows Media Components (for Macintosh users). Some professors may require you to download additional software to complete coursework.

          Can you use your mobile device to access courses?

          •  iOS, Android and Blackberry devices can access mobile versions of your online courses.
          •  Mobile content is limited. Not all content and tools within your online course will be accessible via your mobile device.
          •  Smart phones and tablets do not meet the minimum technical requirements for your online course.

          How do you log into Desire2Learn?

          1. Visit the Edinboro Portal – my.edinboro.edu
          2. Enter your username and password.
          3. Select the D2L icon located in the LaunchPad area on the left side of the screen

          D2L icon in LaunchPad in myEdinboro

          If you have questions related to logging into my.Edinboro and Online Campus (D2L), please contact our Technology Help Center at (814) 732-2111. Student passwords expire every 180 days and employee passwords expire every 90 days. Once your password has expired, you won’t have access to Online Campus (D2L) and will need to reset.

          Please review the password reset instructions on the password management webpage.

          ITV Video Conferencing 

          Video conferencing enables synchronous distance education with real-time audio/video. It’s also used for administrative meetings and non-credit classes. Edinboro maintains four on-campus video-conferencing facilities, as well as another located at the Porreco College in Erie.

          Edinboro University, along with several of the other PASSHE schools, make ITV courses available to all students who are currently enrolled at one of the 14 PASSHE schools.