Set Up Email and Text Notifications in D2L

You must set up a contact method on the Notifications page in order to receive instant notifications. 

Access the Notifications Tool

Click Notifications from your personal menu on the minibar.
Identifies the Notifications option.


Shows email options.

Change Your Email Setting

  1. Click Change your email settings under Contact Methods on the Notifications page.
    Identifies the Change your email settings link.
  2. Select your Lone Star email OR
  3. Select Use custom email and enter your non-LSC email address in the text field.
  4. Click Save.
  5. After you receive a registration confirmation in your email, click the confirmation link.


Shows mobile options.

Register Your Mobile Phone

  1. Click Register your mobile on the Notifications page.
    Identifies the Register your mobile link.
  2. Select your Country, your Mobile Carrier, and enter your Mobile Number in the form.
  3. Click Save.
  4. After you receive a registration confirmation code on your mobile device, enter it in the Confirmation Code field.
  5. Click Confirm.





Subscribe to a summary of activity

  1. On the Notifications page, select the delivery frequency you want from the How often? drop-down list.
  2. Select when you want to receive your summary from the At what time? drop-down list.Shows Summary of Activity options.


Shows SMS and email checkboxes.

Subscribe to instant notifications

  1. On the Notifications page, enable instant notifications for specific course activity and updates by doing either (or both) of the following:
  • Select the SMS check box to enable SMS (text) notifications.
  • Select the Email check box to enable email notifications.
  1. Click Save.


Shows cusotmize notifications options.

Customize Notifications

  1. On the Notifications page, select the checkbox next to the following options to receive notifications from non-current courses:
  • Allow past courses to send me notifications
  • Allow future courses to send me notifications
  • Allow inactive courses to send me notifications

Shows courses to select for exclusion

Exclude Some Courses

  1. On the Notifications page, click the Manage my course exclusions link.
    Identifies Manage my course exclusions link.
  2. Click the X next to the course(s) you want to stop receiving notifications from. 
  3. When finished, click the Close button.