Student Support for Educational Systems

How do I log in to Brightspace?

Updated Sep 30, 2021

This article explains how to log in to Brightspace

Brightspace is available on your computer, tablet and smartphone. Use your ULCN-account to log in. 

Start the browser and go to brightspace.universiteitleiden.nl, u-access login appears.

  • Fill in your student number (s123456789) as your username, your password and click Login.

You are now logged into Brightspace. 

Take note: you do not have to activate your account. You only have to activate your account once for the University, when your (new) student account has been created. If you do see a screen to activate, please go back and try logging in again. 

Having trouble logging in? Please try one of the options below:


If you are only unable to log in to Brightspace, please include a screenshot of the problem so we can further investigate what might be the problem.

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