Core campus platforms

The University of Calgary supports five core learning platforms listed below.

The university has already addressed support, account provisioning, funding, security, privacy, management, etc. for these platforms. This means that they will be free of charge to you, and UCalgary will provide all the necessary support when you use them for your course.

  1. Which tools are available for you to use now?
    • Brightspace (D2L)
    • Zoom
    • YuJa
    • MS Teams
    • Top Hat
  2. Which additional tools may be available?
    • Existing digital textbook integrations
    • Third party platforms such as Discord or Slack
    • Open source applications

Brightspace (D2L)

UCalgary’s primary learning management platform for blended and online courses.


UCalgary’s primary academic videoconferencing and meeting platform.


Video sharing, lecture capture, and live streaming.

MS Teams

UCalgary’s collaboration, communication, file sharing platform.

Top Hat

In-class and remote student responses, quizzes, and content authoring.