Sakai FAQ


What is Sakai?

Sakai is the learning management system (LMS) at W&L. Every course at W&L has an associated Sakai site.

How do I access it?

Use your W&L network credentials to log in at

How are my students added to a Sakai site?

Students are added automatically to course sites at W&L.

My students don't see the Sakai site--what's the issue?

Make sure you have published your course. There's a publish button in the upper left corner on the site main page.

How do I find additional help or support?

This is broken up by instructor or student, and is then further broken into help for each tool. The vast majority of questions about each tool is effectively answered with screenshots and step-by-step methods under the tools. Very useful, and constantly updated by the Sakai community as upgrades are made.

For all other questions and to arrange training for yourself or your department, contact the ITS Information Desk in Leyburn Library at (540) 458-4357 (HELP) or by sending an email to