Learning Management Systems (LMS)



The Learning Management System (LMS) is your base for online courses. Logging in to the LMS allows you to access your courses. Each course has its own space, which contains readings, assignement, and announcements from your instructor.

Available To

Any student enrolled in at least one online course.


There are several Learning Management Systems available, of which (along with their descriptions) can be found here:

There are other tools available that coincide with these Learning Management Systems, including:


This service is provided free of charge.

Getting Started

One to two weeks before classes begin, you will receive additional information from your program director on claiming your NetID, creating your password, activating your e-mail account, and information on getting started in your online class. Then you can log in to Illinois Compass 2g, or Moodle, based on which LMS pertains to a given class.


Academy for Excellence in Engineering Education (AE3)- Instructor resources

Center for Innovation in Teaching & Learning (CITL)- Teaching Technologies, Teaching Consultation, Teaching & Learning Best Practices