Moodle is the College's learning management system (LMS). It hosts individual course websites used by instructors and students. 

Features and Benefits: 
  • Provides quick and easy access to online course content.
  • Provides intructors and assistants an easy way to email students.
  • Provides protected access to course eReserves.
  • Uses your Amherst username and password.
Getting Started: 

Instructors and students can log onto Moodle directly by going to Also, from your My Amherst page on the Amherst website, you have links that take you directly to your course sites.

Course websites are created for all courses every semester, and students are given access automatically once they either shop or register for the course. 


Please see our Moodle help pages here, or contact the Help Desk.