Brightspace is Stony Brook's official learning management system (LMS).  All courses have a Brightspace site and is up to the Instructor if they wish to use the system.   Staff who are seeking to offer online training can request sites for their departments as well!


July 3, 2024

Summer Session II begins July 8th

Students  will NOT see a course until Instructors make it active.  Visit for details

June 3, 2024

SUNY Helpdesk SUMMER Hours

From  Monday June 10 - Friday August 9th, SUNY Help Desk hours will be from 7:00AM to 10:00PM Eastern time.  

Weekend hours remain: Saturday 10-6pm & Sunday 10am -9pm EST

Phone: 1-844-673-6786


Brightspace for Teaching

Resources beneficial to teaching and developing courses.

Brightspace for Learning

Resources beneficial to students taking courses in Brightspace. 

Brightspace for Professional Development

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Having an issue with one of our services? Looking for documentation? Interested in training? DoIT has a number of resources available for our different services to help you better use them to meet your needs. 

SUNY Brightspace Help

The SUNY Online Support Services Help Desk provides primary Tier 1 support for Brightspace LMS for many of the 64 SUNY colleges and universities across New York State. Current students, faculty, and campus staff may contact us for any questions or requests specifically related to their online courses.

For More Information Contact

Brightspace Support via SUNY Helpdesk
Phone: 1-844-673-6786
Academic Technologies
(631) 632-9800

Need Help? The fastest way to get support is by submitting a request through our ticketing system.

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