Announcement: Moodle Maintenance and Downtime

As announced earlier this spring, we will be upgrading from Moodle 1.9 to the newest version (2.5) this summer. The new version of Moodle provides a significant improvement over the existing server and we are very excited about the new features and user interface. In order to make the transition from the current server to the new server, Moodle will be unavailable from 12 noon on Tuesday, June 25th to noon on Wednesday, June 26th. Please plan accordingly. 

Beginning on Wednesday, June 26th at noon, the old Moodle server will be available for viewing and download only (no uploads) at; the new Moodle server will be available at The old Moodle server will have all of your past courses available, whereas the new Moodle server will only have non-academic courses/committees and Fall 2013 courses on it.

For Moodle updates, a list of Moodle 2.5 classes, or to schedule an appointment to migrate your 1.9 course materials to Moodle 2.5, please go to the Moodle 2.5 website ( If you have questions or concerns about the upgrade process, please contact

ContactJoyce Aarsvold ’96 — 507-933-7044
PostedJune 17, 2013; June 19, 2013; and June 24, 2013