Moodle: Homepage and My Courses Page

My Home Page

You can access some institutional resources from the Moodle homepage without having to login. However, you must login in order to access your courses.

  • Access various resources, such as the LSU Libraries, academic support, or resources for faculty.

lsu online homepage links


My Courses

The My Courses area of Moodle is where you can find your profile, your courses, and notifications for recent deadlines, forums, messages, etc. It can be opened from anywhere in Moodle, and allows you easy access to courses, without having to return to the My Home page. 

  • Login to Moodle using your LSU username and password. 
  • In the upper-right corner, click on the My Courses link. 
    access my courses link in upper right corner
  • Your courses will appear as course cards. They are arranged by year, and by alphabetical order. Clicking on the title of a course card will bring you to that course. Instructors can also access hidden courses, which are hidden from students.
    course cards in Moodle
  • You can favorite a course, which moves the course to the first tile, by clicking on the star icon in the upper-right corner of the course card.
    Favorite a course by clicking on the star icon.
    • NOTE: For more details on favoriting a course or requesting its removal after completion of a course, please see: Moodle: Organize Courses.
  • On the right-side of the screen, you'll find upcoming deadlines, recent messages and forum posts. Instructors will also see notifications for assignments that need grading.
    Notification center on My Courses
  • Along the top of the screen, you can choose to close the window to return to the previous screen, access your profileMy Home (the Moodle homepage), preferencesgrades or log out.
    access profile, my home, preferences, grades, log out

    For more information on your preferences and profile, see GROK article 20168.



For more information on Moodle's Home Page, read the following documentation from Moodle Docs. Note that the documentation does not show the SNAP Theme, but the functionality of the settings is the same. All links will open in a new window.

Support & Training

The Faculty Technology Center (FTC) provides Moodle support by email, by phone, or live through Zoom. For contact information, please see the article Faculty Technology Center: LSU Overview. To connect through Zoom and for further information on support services and training, see the LSU Online & Continuing Education Faculty Resources & Support page.

The FTC also provides just-in-time faculty training opportunities and recorded training sessions. Attending at least one training session for Moodle upgrades is highly recommended. For a comprehensive list of available workshops and recordings, please see the LSU Online & Continuing Education Technology Training page.

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