Valid for Moodle 2.8. Updated on 7/21/2015.Instructors can always access the material in their courses.
Students will automatically be given access to fall courses the Thursday before the first day of classes and made unavailabale the last Friday the following January. Spring courses will be made available the Monday before classes start and become unavailable the last Friday the following June. Outside of these times the IT department will not change the availability of courses without the explicit instructions of the instructors. As an instructor you can change the availability of their courses at any time.
In addition to your students, several other groups will have access. These include IT support people, your Academic Department Coordinator, e-reserve librarians and a subject librarian. They will have access even when access is blocked to students. You can't remove them from your course.