Brian Neumann
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UCSF CLE Upgraded to Moodle 4.1

The UCSF Collaborative Learning Environment (CLE) — our online teaching and learning space — upgraded to Moodle 4.1 on Wednesday, July 5, 2023. UCSF uses Moodle as its primary learning management system (LMS), or as we call it at UCSF, the CLE.

Get to know the revamped and improved UCSF CLE

The UCSF Learning Tech Group (LTG) continues to test the new CLE and create user help documentation and training resources to prepare for an easy transition to the upgraded CLE. We encourage CLE users to access session recordings.

Resources for learners:

Explore the Student Orientation to the New UCSF CLE, an interactive step-by-step guide covering the main changes coming with the upgrade, as well as additional help resources you can access.

Resources for faculty and staff

CLE Upgrade FAQs

What does the CLE upgrade mean for me?

With the CLE upgrade to Moodle 4.1 you will notice revisions and modernization to the CLE design that improves the user experience. Existing courses automatically adapted to the new user interface.

How has the upgrade affected my courses?

  • All online courses can still be accessed via the CLE at
  • Existing courses automatically adapted to the new user interface.
  • Users can import course activities and resources from old courses to new ones after the upgrade. Existing course content will remain intact — no content will be deleted.
  • Courses can still be copied from a course category.  

To learn more about why the UCSF CLE upgraded to Moodle 4.1, via our initial Moodle 4.1 upgrade announcement.