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Isidore is UD's Learning Management System or LMS that runs on the Sakai platform. Isidore is named after St. Isidore of Seville, the patron saint of students and recommended for patronage of computers and the Internet.

How to Access Isidore

You can access Isidore by navigating your web browser to If you don't remember your UD username and password, please contact UD's IT Service Center at (937) 229-3888 to retrieve your account information. If you are a guest user (someone without a UD account), you must use the Guest Users Login.

Recommended Web Browsers

The latest versions of Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox are recommended for use with Isidore.

Accessing Course Sites

Faculty, who wish to use Isidore, must create their own Isidore course sites each semester. Not every faculty member chooses to use Isidore, but a large majority do.

Students are granted access to their course sites by 8:00 AM EST/EDT on the first day of the term, when sites are published. Faculty may choose to make their course sites available earlier. Students lose access to previous semester sites on the first day of the new term, when sites are unpublished, but faculty are able to republish sites as needed.

Once students officially register for a class or drop a class, their Isidore registrations should be updated within 1-2 business days. Instructors may add students to their sites if students need immediate access.

Using the Text Editor

The text editor inside of Isidore is known as the CK Editor. The CK Editor contains many different functions that students and faculty can use to format text and embed images and multimedia.

CK Editor

Learn more about the CK Editor

Help with 2FA

Two-Factor Authentication (2FA) is required for Isidore use. If you need assistance with 2FA, please visit UD's 2FA website for more information.


Instructors can receive Isidore training via an online website, large group training sessions, or individualized training consultation:

  • New instructors and those who like a refresher on Isidore can check out our Isidore Training video series on getting started with Isidore.
  • Online Isidore Help Documentation and Videos are located at:
  • Training opportunities for the Fall and Spring semesters can be found at:
  • One-on-one training consultations can be scheduled by contact the Office of E-Learning via or (937) 229-5039.