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Learning Management Systems (LMS) 

A Learning Management System (or LMS) is like a website version of your courses. It is where you will retrieve and submit assignments, view the course content, participate in group discussions, take tests and exams, and receive other information from your instructors and peers. In addition to an LMS, you might have other software or hardware requirements for your course or program.

NWP's MyClass

✓ NWP uses the Brightspace learning management system. 

Sign in to your account at

✓ Have questions? Check out the Brightspace helpdesk.  

Navigate Brightspace Learning Environment - Navigation

Check out this video by Brightspace Tutorials from 2022 for a quick walk-through on how to use the Brightspace LMS. 

Make sure you have the software and hardware 

See the minimum device requirements for NWP courses.  


✓ As an NWP student, you are eligible for some discounted software products through the college. Check out the IT website for more information. 



✓  Regular access to a reliable computer that runs on Windows 10 or 11, or the latest MacOS (i.e., Ventura) and has up-to-date virus protection software.

✓ The latest web browser. It may be necessary to upgrade your web browser. Websites such as can tell you if you are using the latest version of a browser.

Need more help?


Brightspace help: contact Ben Driedger, Learning Designer


Technology help: contact the IT Help Desk