Canvas Catalog to Replace OPEN Moodle December 15, 2023

Canvas was selected as the sole learning management system (LMS) for all UMass Amherst courses, replacing Moodle and Blackboard. You can read more about the multi-year transition on the Provost’s Learning Management System Transition at UMass Amherst

OPEN UMass on Moodle will be closing at the end of December 15, 2023. It will be replaced by Canvas Catalog. You can request a Catalog course by using the Canvas Catalog Request Form.

Instructors must back up any student data from OPEN UMass by December 15, 2023. For step by step instructions on backing up content and student work from a Moodle course, please see instructions on how to backup your Moodle course. Instructors can reach out to with questions. 

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OPEN UMass Unavailable 8-9am ET Thursday 10/20/22

by Sam Anderson -

In order to complete scheduled infrastructure maintenance on Thursday, October 20, 2022, OPEN UMass will be unavailable from 8am-9am ET.

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