Piazza - Setting up Piazza in D2L (UW-Madison)

How to set up a Piazza forum from Desire2Learn

Instructors, TAs and students can set up a Piazza forum for their class from Desire2Learn . This kb explains how to set-up Piazza through Desire2Learn (D2L).

(Note: Piazza is an inter-active, student driven online service for managing Questions and Answers in both online and face-to-face classes. For more information on Piazza please see: Piazza - Overview and Access )

Getting Started

Go to your D2L course navigation bar and find the Piazza link in the "Communication" drop-down menu

Piazza link in communication drop-down menu

Click on the link and a Piazza registration box will open up that looks like this


Piazza registration box


The course name and number will be entered for you.  If you already have a Piazza account it will recognize you and confirm your account.  If you don’t, enter your name and e-mail and enter a password to create an account.



Create a Piazza account



Check the “I have read and agree to Piazza’s Terms of Use” box and click “Continue.”  This will take you to the Piazza start up screen.  If you are an instructor it will look like this.


 Piazza start up screen


Keywords:Piazza, Desire2Learn, Learn@UW, Set up   Doc ID:30851
Owner:Collaboration Support .Group:Learn@UW Madison
Created:2013-06-18 10:35 CDTUpdated:2017-03-16 13:03 CDT
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