How to Add a Guests to a Brightspace Course

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Find two situations where you may need to give an individual access to a Brightspace course. Follow the steps to suit your specific needs. 

Have an individual join a course remotely as a guest lecturer, participant or attendee.  

You can invite someone to join the Teams class meeting without a Brightspace or UWin Account. 

Learn how to invite an individual from outside of our organization


Have an individual join a Brightspace course routinely and use the platform's tools.

To provide access to a Brightspace course, the instructor needs to submit a new UWin Account request. Instructors can follow the steps outlined: 

  1. In the Request Type field select New Account 
  2. In the Account Type field, select Brightspace Guest
  3. Fill out the remaining required fields. 

Find UWindsor’s Brightspace’s Online Self-Help pages.


Article ID: 149988
Mon 2/27/23 2:13 PM
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Brightspace is the new Learning Management System (LMS) that the University of Windsor implemented campus-wide in January 2023 and replaced Blackboard Learn.