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Moodle in the Cloud Updates for Instructors

April 5, 2021

This April, Moodle in the Cloud, an upgraded version of Moodle, is available for summer and fall university courses at

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Error Fixed: Pass/Fail Deadline in the Moodle Calendar

March 29, 2021

Earlier today, students who accessed Moodle, one of the campus learning management systems, could see March 29, 2021, as the last day to select pass/fail for their courses. This was an error that has been resolved.

The correct deadline for selecting a pass/fail option for spring 2021 courses is Tuesday, May 4. Academic Calendar

For questions about Moodle, students can contact IT User Services at or 413-545-8324.

Box Transition Updates: Google Drive

March 25, 2021

As you prepare for the transition from Box, you may consider Google Drive as a repository for your Box files. Before making a final decision, please be aware of the following: 

Planned Infrastructure Maintenance - Weds., 3/24

March 23, 2021

Between 6:00 and 8:00 a.m. on Wednesday, March 24, 2021, UMass Amherst Information Technology (IT) teams will perform planned maintenance to the infrastructure systems supporting Moodle, SPIRE, and Virtual Private Networking (VPN), as well as Student Affairs and Administration & Finance services. No impact is anticipated.

If you are experiencing problems accessing IT Services, please contact IT User Services at 413-545-TECH (8324) or