FAQ for IDM Faculty

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NYU LMS and Alternatives

As of Fall 2021 NYU uses Brightspace as a learning manangement system. You are not required to use it, but some people find it helpful. NYU Classes has been retired and is no longer available. Training and resources can be found on NYU’s Academic Technology site

Login to your Brightspace LMS (NYU NetID required)

Alternatives to NYU Classes

Slack & Discord

You can sign up for a free slack account. IDM has a Slack group for all faculty, you’ll be added to the group soon if not already.

Some folks like to use Discord, and that’s a-ok too.


We have an IDM github repository, If you are going to use github for your class, please post it within the IDM github repository. Please email your github username to for access.


Wordpress on NYU Servers:

If you’d like to use wordpress on IDM servers, please contact Elton Kwok,