Extend Course Access

Allowing students to access a course outside of the course start or end date

Last Updated: June 20th, 2022

There are generally two ways to extend course access to students before or after a term has been completed — Individual(s) or the entire class.

Extending access to one student or all students may require adjusting the course end date to avoid confusion from students. If you don’t do this, the course will still be viewable by students BUT often "mysteriously disappears" from their “Current Courses” in their dashboard and gets moved over to a dated tab (i.e. 2020, 2019, 2018). This can often be very confusing for students.

Make sure to adjust the course end date by editing the course settings as needed

1) The easy way: go back into the course settings reset the course to be “visible” after it is hidden automatically at the end of the term (Moodle Admin completes this each term). Doing so will allow ALL participants to continue accessing the class as if the term never ended.


2) Add the “Student w/Extended Access” role to specific participants.

This allows specific students to access the course regardless of if the course gets hidden at the term. They will have access till you remove this role override.Student with role extended course access

ATC Support & Hours of Operation

Weekday Support, Monday - Friday

The ATC is open to in-person assistance. Support is available through the above remote options and on campus at CEN 208

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