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Request a Course on OPEN UMass

Faculty and staff teaching courses or coordinating activities such as community-based projects or open courses (MOOCs) that require the enrollment of off-campus participants can request a Moodle course on (On-campus participants will be able to log in using their UMass IT NetID, and off-campus participants can log in via Google.)

Before you submit this form, please read the OPEN UMass - FAQ for Instructors & Facilitators.

Questions? Email or call 545-2823.

Please note: Open UMass is a limited pilot project. Your course request will have to be approved, and its creation is a manual process and is not automated. Upon submission of this form, an email will be sent confirming your request has been received. Once your request is processed (which can take a few business days), you will receive another email with details on additional steps you need to take. Emails will be sent to the email address you give below, so please be sure that it is correct.

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This name will appear in the public course list on Participants look for it in their list of courses, so a short, but understandable name is best.
Please provide a short paragraph description.
Please provide names and NetIDs of those who will build the course, facilitate activities, and manage course enrollments.
Have you used Moodle before or do you need training? Would you like advice on designing your course?


Thank you!