Create an Announcement in your D2L Course

By the end of this tutorial, you will be able to...

  • Create an announcement in your D2L course.
  • Schedule future announcements in your D2L course.
  • Edit the "End Date" for your announcement in your D2L course.

1. Click "New Announcement" from Drop-Down Menu in Announcement Widget.

You need to be within the course and have the Announcement Widget applied to the course homepage.

1. Click "New Announcement" from Drop-Down Menu in Announcement Widget.

2. Fill Out Required Fields.

The red astrick means the fields are required.

2. Fill Out Required Fields.

3. Choose From Additional Options.

You can schedule the announcement in the future, and also select an end date if desired.  You can upload attachments, and also adjust release conditions from this screen.

3. Choose From Additional Options.

4. Click "Publish" or "Save as Draft".

"Publish" makes the annoucement ready, while "Save as Draft" does not.

4. Click "Publish" or "Save as Draft".

5. View Your Announcement on the Course Homepage.

Tip: You can return to your course homepage by clicking the name of the course at the top of the screen.

5. View Your Announcement on the Course Homepage.