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Moodle Course Life Cycle


This article describes the policy related to course availability to students and the length of time courses are stored on Moodle. 


Course Availability:

Moodle course availability is turned off to students starting 14 days after final grades are posted at the end of the term.


Fall semester -

    • December 18: Final grades available.
    • January 1: Courses no longer available. 

Course Storage:

OIT stores the previous 5 full semesters of courses in Moodle. Anything older than 5 semesters or 2.5 years is purged from Moodle and permanently deleted.  Courses content can not be retrieved. 

Instructors can create a back up copy of course content for longer term storage.


Seek Further Assistance

For additional assistance please contact, Clarkson OIT Help Desk;

Call: 315-268-HELP (x4357)