How to use Brightspace
Brightspace (B) is the NEW Learning Management System used by the University of Maine and is where you access online coursework for classes. This includes some summer courses and all Fall courses.
Minimum Technology Requirements
The computer must have speakers and microphone capabilities for Zoom video conferencing. Minimum OS:
Mac OS, Windows OS or Chrome OS computer with 2.5 GHz or higher desktop CPU with a minimum internet speed of 2.0 Mbps.
Student Account Activation Instructions
To Activate your UMaine Account for the first time, please follow these instructions.
Zoom is a video meeting platform that is used frequently in courses. It can be used to set up meetings with professors, other classmates, and even the Early College Staff. You need to know how to accept zoom meetings from your instructor.
Zoom can be accessed from your campus portal but also through Brightspace:
Your one stop portal access
The UMaine Portal provides easy access to MaineStreet, Blackboard, Zoom, and more. Bookmark this one link to access everything you need.