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How to add External links to CougarView (D2L)

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The instructions below will assist you to create a link from external url in Cougarview

  • Step 1: Login to CougarView and navigate to a course you would like to add external links.


    Login to CougarView and navigate to a course you will like to add external links

  • Step 2: Select appropriate module, click on "Upload/Create" and scroll to "Create a Link" as shown below.

    Select appropriate module, click on “Upload/Create” and scroll to “Create a Link” as shown below.

  • Step 3: Fill in the link creation information required and check "Open as External Resource."


    Fill in the link creation information required and check “Open as External Resource.”

  • Step 4: Test your links after creating them on Cougarview to make sure it is working.

    Test your links after creating them on Cougarview to make sure it is working.

  • For more assistance, please reach out to us through email onlinelearning@columbusstate.edu or call us at (706) 507-8699