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Learning Management Systems at UMass Amherst

Canvas, a leading digital learning platform among public research universities, will become the supported learning management system (LMS) at UMass Amherst starting in fall 2023. Canvas will gradually replace Moodle and Blackboard courses over the next two years.
Learn more about the learning management system transition.

Moodle is an open-source learning management system (LMS) used to deliver course content and host online learning activities at UMass Amherst. This upgraded version of Moodle is cloud-hosted for better usability, reliability, and resilience.
For courses starting in summer and fall 2021

Blackboard Learn is a learning management system (LMS) used to deliver online course content at UMass Amherst. Some courses at UMass Amherst use Blackboard Learn.