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What is Brightspace?

Brightspace is an online software tool that your instructor might use to teach all or part of a course. If you've already taken classes at Suffolk, you might be familiar with Blackboard. Brightspace will be replacing Blackboard for a select number of courses in summer 2022, and will replace it completely in fall 2022.

Depending on how your instructor sets up their course, with Brightspace you can:

  • View course materials
  • Hand in assignments
  • Take quizzes and exams
  • Participate in discussions
  • View your grades

Use the side menu on the left to navigate to what you need to know about Brightspace.

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Brightspace Help

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1-844-673-6786
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