University System of Maryland
Access to Labster

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This page is for University System of Maryland instructors who wish to add Labster simulations into their courses.

Get started with Labster in a few simple steps:

Get An Introduction

Watch this Getting Started Video in order to learn more about Labster simulations. There are more “Getting to Know Labster” resources at the bottom of this page.

Review Simulations

Navigate to the University System of Maryland Faculty Resources page and explore the Labster catalog. Here you can read about and play the simulations and decide which course package(s) you would like to select from.

Attend a Live Training Session

Labster is running the following live training sessions.

Monday July 27th (Chemistry Specific) - 9-10am Register here.

Tuesday July 28th (Physics Specific) - 12-1pm Register here.

Monday August 3rd - 1pm Register here.

Tuesday August 4th - 9am Register here.

Wednesday August 5th (Biology Specific) - 2pm Register here.

Thursday August 6th (Chemistry Specific) - 11am Register here.

Friday August 7th (Physics Specific) - 10am Register here.

Monday August 10th (Nursing Specific) - 11am Register here.

Import Simulations Into Your Course(s)

Download the common cartridge file specific to your learning management system, using the buttons below, then import the simulations in your course—in less than 2 minutes. See the User Guides below for step-by-step instructions.

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The simulation is already added to this package

Step 1: Choose your simulations

Find and select the simulations that you want to add to your course.

Step 2: Review simulation list

This is the list of simulations that will be added to your course. Click Download once you are ready.

No simulations added yet.
    Download the .zip file and upload it to your LMS.

    Download Common Cartridge File

    Choose your Learning Management System below:
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    Congratulations! You can now upload the .zip file into your LMS by the following these instructions:

    Simulation name

    Image container

    Learning Outcomes

    Learning outcomes container


    Techniques container

    Simulation Description

    Description container

    Are you sure you want to delete?

    Package deleted successfully

    IMPORTANT: Check the original email with instructions from your instructor to verify how you should gain access.

    Link Access

    Did you receive a link/URL to access Labster from your teacher? This is for either “Labster Direct” or “Quick Access”, and no login is required. See info below.

    School LMS

    Are you accessing Labster from your school’s LMS, such as Canvas, Blackboard, Moodle or Brightspace? Click below to read more.

    Course Code

    Did you receive a Course Code from your teacher? (this is different from a purchased voucher code. Learn how to access the Labster LMS, or log in below.
    IMPORTANT: Please check your original email to confirm the correct access option.

    Labster Direct / Quick Access

    Did you receive a link/URL to access simulations through the Labster Direct or Quick Access pages? If so, no login is required. See info below.

    Your LMS

    Are you accessing Labster from your school’s LMS, such as Canvas, Blackboard, Moodle or Brightspace? Click below to read more.


    Are you accessing Labster directly from the edX LMS? View more information here or click the button below to log in.

    Faculty Resources

    To access the Faculty Resources page (instructors only) and review Labster simulations, please log in below.
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