Set Course to View

By default, all courses are initially hidden from student view. Instructors need to make courses viewable for students to access them.


  1. Log into Moodle and click on the course that you'd like to make viewable.
  2. Make a quick count of how many topics/sections you have in your course. This will help in step #7.
  3. From the course homepage, click on the gear menu in the upper right corner and choose Edit Settings.
  4. Under the General heading, locate the dropdown menu to the right of Course visibility.
  5. Choose Show.
  6. Scroll down and click on Course Format.
  7. If the number of sections is set to 0, select the number you counted in step #2. 
  8. Scroll to the bottom of the page and choose Save and display.
  9. Scroll to the bottom of your course page. If you see orphaned activities, go back into Edit Settings (step #3) and choose a larger number.