Desire2Learn (D2L) Login Instructions

Log in to “The Rock” to Access D2L

  1. Log in to “The Rock” by going to the RRCC homepage
  2. Next click on “The Rock” icon and enter your S number and password. (You can also access "The Rock" directly at this URL)
  3. The courses you have access to will be listed in the Student Tab under the Course Schedule widget.  To access a D2L course, click the hyperlinked course title in your Course Schedule widget.
  4. You will have access to D2L on the first day that your class starts.

You can also log in to D2L by going to and entering your S number and password.

Watch this video on How to Log In to the Rock

What is “The Rock”?

“The Rock” (also called the portal) is a one-stop connection to Desire2Learn, essential information, resources, and to access your final course grades.  All Red Rocks students have access to “The Rock” (portal) after successfully being enrolled in courses.   Students log in to the “The Rock” using the same information you use to access D2L (S Number and Password). 

Are you logging into “The Rock” for the first time?  

The first time you log in to the “The Rock” you will use your S number and your date of birth as the password. (ex: March 16, 1980 would be 031680).

Need Help?

If you are unable to log in to “The Rock”, please contact the 24 x 7 help desk to reset your S number at 1-888-800-9198.  

Students can also use live chat at the 24 x 7 helpdesk at