How do I log in to Brightspace?

Brightspace is available on your computer, tablet and smartphone. If you log in for the first time, you first have to create an account in Brightspace. This can be done at the Radboud University Accountportal. Radboud University employees can do this themselves, Radboudumc employees have to contact brightspace.rha@radboudumc.nl.

For more information about creating a Brightspace account, please refer to the following manual: How do I create a Brightspace account?

If you have done this, start the browser and go to brightspace.ru.nl

Login Radboud University

You will land on the SURFconext page where you have to select an institution. Select Radboud University to log in using your U, E, or S-number.

  • Fill in your username and password and click Login. Use your Radboud University account (U-, E-, or S-number).
  • The first time only a screen appears in which you give permission to use your credentials for Brightspace identification. Read the text and click ‘Yes, continue…’

You are now logged into Brightspace.

This screen suggests that you can log in as a Radboudumc member with a Z number. However, this is not the case. Follow the steps below to log in with your Z number.

Login Radboudumc

You will go the SURFconext page where you have select a setting. If you do not see 'Radboudumc' choose Use another account and then choose Radboudumc to log in with your Z number

  • Enter your username and password and click Aanmelden/Sign in. Use your Radboudumc account to do this (Z number).
  • The first time only a screen appears in which you give permission to use your credentials for Brightspace identification. Read the text and click ‘Yes, continue…’
  • You have now logged in.

Do you have trouble logging in? Send an email to icto@ru.nl and include your U, E or Z number.