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Student Login Instructions

Desire2Learn (D2L) is the learning management system for all PASSHE schools.

Username/Password | Forgot Password | Login | Student Orientation | Support | System Check



D2L Username and Password Information    

Getting Started:

  • Change Password - Before you can access Desire2Learn (D2L), you must initialize your student D2L account by performing a password reset.


  • Students will use their Clarion username ( and password. - This is the same username required to login to MyClarion,  campus computers, and the wireless network.

    • Review our Accounts page if you do not know your username. 

    • Be sure to include "" when logging into D2L.

As stated above, a password change is required BEFORE accessing D2L.

Forgot Password

If you have registered your Secret Questions when resetting your password, go to password reset.

If you do not remember the password for your Clarion username, you will need to contact Computing Services (814-393-2640) between 8:30-4:30 Monday-Friday.


Logging into D2L

In the login box, enter your Clarion username ( and password. 
If you have not completed the password reset, you will not be able to log in.


You have successfully logged into D2L when you see your name in the Welcome navigation bar at the top of the page.


Access your courses by clicking on the name of the course in the Courses widget drop down box at the top of the My Home page.

Desire2Learn will be used for all online courses.  However, not all on campus instructors use Desire2Learn.  If in doubt, check with your instructor.

Student Orientation

For assistance in using Desire2Learn, please refer to the D2L Student Orientation site.


Login Support 

For assistance with D2L login issues, please refer to our troubleshooting tips and self-help guide.


System Check  

This System Check is designed to ensure your computer system is properly configured for our web courses. It verifies your browser version, browser settings and display settings on your computer. The System Check also ensures that you have any plug-ins that your courses require.

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