Course Availability Moodle ISU


Course availability affects whether or not students are able to access the course on Moodle ISU. On the morning of the first day of classes, all Moodle ISU courses will become available to students. However, the instructor can make courses available sooner or make their course unavailable after the first day of classes.

This guide will help you to:

Note: Courses listed in gray are not available to students.

Changing Course Availability

  1. In My Courses, Select the course you wish to modify.
  2. In the Administration Block of that course, Select Course Administration and then Select Edit settings.
  3. You will be taken to the Edit course settings page.



  1. In the Visible to Students Dropdown menu, Select “Hide” or “Show”. Capture.JPG
  1. Hide - makes the course invisible to students. The course will be grayed out in your Moodle courses list.
  2. Show - allows enrolled students to access the course.
  1. After you have chosen the setting you desire, Click Save changes.

For more information, see Course settings.

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