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CSUN will transition from Moodle to Canvas during the 2017 calendar year. The CSUN Canvas environment is now available. Learn more at CSUN's website about Canvas

After December 31, 2017, Moodle materials will no longer be retrievable. Learn about options to migrate courses and save other data

The following information is intended for faculty. Students seeking information about Moodle should visit Student Moodle Help.

To learn more about Moodle’s newest features, visit the Moodle Fall 2016 Improvements webpage.

What is Moodle?

Moodle is a software platform that can be used to produce Internet-based courses and websites. It is a Learning Management System (LMS) accessed by using a web browser and can be used to add web technology to a teacher’s course(s). You and your students can access Moodle any time, any place as long as you have an Internet connection.

How do I get a Moodle site for courses that I teach?

Moodle courses are created automatically for all courses with SOLAR ticket numbers and a faculty member assigned as the instructor of record in the myNorthridge Portal. To see your courses, log in to Moodle at

What training is available at CSUN?

Moodle workshops are available on demand. Please check the Faculty Technology Center Workshop Descriptions for more information. 

You may also view the Faculty QuickStart Guide for an overview of Moodle features or the Moodle Guidebook for more detailed information and instructions.

Where can I get help using Moodle?

The Faculty Technology Center offers walk-in support in Oviatt 33 to assist faculty with questions on Moodle and other supported instructional technologies. Our offices and support professionals are available Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., excluding campus holidays. You may visit us in person or call (818) 677-3443. For answers to frequently asked questions, please visit Faculty Moodle Help.

Is there a template I can use to get started building my course site?

Yes, the Faculty Technology Center has created a Moodle template that faculty can use when building and organizing their course sites.

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