What is TCU Online?

Brightspace by D2L, referred to as TCU Online, is TCU’s learning management system. Using TCU Online is optional for face-to-face classes, and each faculty member may utilize different tools. In TCU Online, students are able to:

  • Review course syllabi and announcements
  • Take quizzes and exams
  • Respond to online discussions
  • Submit assignments
  • Email your instructor and classmates
  • View grades
  • And more!

Learn more about TCU Online

Log In to TCU Online

Students must have an active TCU Online account in order to access TCU Online. As a student, an account will automatically be created for you once you have completed the following:

  1. Have a TCU ID number – this is issued during the admissions process.
  2. Have a TCU network account (this creates a TCU email address and username).
  3. Commit to attending TCU and pay the deposit.

Once you have an active TCU Online account, you can:

Once you have an active TCU Online account, you will also be enrolled into a Future Frog course. This course provides some first year experience and a brief introduction to TCU Online.

Once you are officially registered for classes, the course enrollments will process in TCU Online for the upcoming semester. You will also be enrolled into the Student Orientation Tutorial.

Student Access to Courses

By default, all courses start on the first day of the semester following the Registrar’s calendar. Access to courses in TCU Online ends two weeks after the last day of the semester. In some cases, courses are opened early or extended later and communication about this will come from the instructor.


Review the Take Advantage of TCU Online’s Accessibility Options for suggestions.

Account Settings and Preferences