Important Notes: 

  • You will not have access to your course(s) until the start date. If your register after the start date, access will be granted 1-2 business days after you have registered.
  • Internet Explorer no longer supports D2L/Brightspace. You must use a different browser to access your course
  • If you are registered for other courses, they may be offered using another platform. Please check your welcome email for each of your courses explaining which platform to use and how to access that course.

    Steps to Access your course on DC Connect

    • Visit the PPL homepage at www.durhamcollege.ca/ppl, and click the “Quick Links” option at the top of the page and choose “DC Connect” from the drop down menu.


    • Enter your student number and password at the login screen.

    Note: If you have not created a password, the default password is your date of birth (MMDDYY).
    If you have not provided us with your birth date, then your default password is your postal code (All capital letters, no spaces)

    Students who have never accessed any IT network services:

    Your username will be your 9-digit student number and your initial password will be your birthdate in the form MMDDYY.
    You should then visit this link to change their password https://mypassword.dc-uoit.ca/#Change

    Students who have accessed IT network services:

    Your username continues to be your 9-digit student number and you should attempt to log in using your last remembered network password.
    If your account has been disabled and you can remember your previous password, you can change your password by using this link: https://mypassword.dc-uoit.ca/#Change
    If you cannot remember your previous password, you can attempt to reset it by answering your security questions using this link: https://mypassword.dc-uoit.ca/#Reset
    If you are having trouble logging in, please contact the ITS Service Desk at 905.721.3333 or by email at servicedesk@dc-uoit.ca

    • When in DC Connect, Choose the name of your course found under the heading “My Courses”. 

    DC Connect Navigation:

    • Addictions and Mental Health: Theory & Practice (SSW 4580)
    • Cannabis in the Adult Use Market (BUS 1988)
    • Cannabis Business Operations: Finance & Resource Management (BUS 2986)
    • Cannabis Business Operations: Processing & Testing (BUS 2987)
    • Cannabis Business Operations: Productions Facility Management (BUS 2988)
    • Cannabis Business Operations: Structure of the Industry (BUS 2989)
    • Cannabis Law and Ethics (BUS 1987)
    • Communication Foundations (COMM 1884)
    • Community Partnerships I (FWK 1383)
    • Community Partnerships II (FWK 2383)
    • Curriculum Development I – ECE (CURR 1581)
    • Curriculum Development II – ECE (CURR 2581)
    • Curriculum Development III – ECE (CURR 3581)
    • Crisis Intervention in MHN (NURS 2556)
    • Crisis Intervention for SSW (SSW 2586)
    • ECE Field Placement I & Seminar (FWK 2381)
    • ECE Field Placement II & Seminar (FWK 4387)
    • ECE Field Placement III & Seminar (FWK 6384)
    • ECE Field Placement Prep I (FWKP 1382)
    • ECE Field Placement Prep II (FWKP 2382)
    • Ethics and Professional Practice (ECE 2382)
    • Fundamental Communication Skills (COMM 1888)
    • Importing and Exporting Cannabis (BUS 1989)
    • Introduction to Business Processes (COMP 3284)
    • Issues & Ethics in MHN (NURS 2557)
    • Lifeskills Practice (COUN 2584)
    • Mathematics 1 (MATH 1480)
    • Medical Cannabis Fundamentals for Business Professionals (BUS 1986)
    • Mental Health Nursing, Intro (NURS 1556)
    • Observing the Young Child (CHLD 1383)
    • Personal and Professional Wellness (HLTH 2385)
    • Pharmacology and Behaviour (COUN 1583)
    • Prevention and Identification of Child Abuse (CHLD 3380)
    • Principles of Psychology (PSYC 1551)
    • Professional Development for Entrepreneurs I (ENTR 2282)
    • Professional Development for Entrepreneurs II (ENTR 3384)
    • Professional Practice in Social Service Work (SSW 1584)
    • Record Keeping and Report Writing (WRIT 1582)
    • Research Grant & Proposal Writing (RESR 1383)
    • Social Justice (SSW 4581)
    • Social Welfare Policy (SSW 3581)
    • Special Topics in MHN (NURS 2566)
    • SSW Field Placement I & Seminar (FWK 1587)
    • SSW Field Placement II & Seminar (FWK 2581)
    • SSW Field Placement III & Seminar (FWK 3581)
    • Therapeutic Techniques & Group Therapy (NURS 2558)