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Moodle is a web-based course management system that houses all of Smith online courses and facilitates traditional classes with an online presence. It is also used by many departments, organizations and committees on campus.

To connect to Moodle:

  1. Go to:

  2. Click the Login link in the upper right.

  3. All Five Colleges users, including Smith:

    1. Click the logo of your home institution.

    2. Enter your home-institution username and password.

  4. Non-Five Colleges faculty or staff, Northampton High School students, and auditors:

    1. Click the Smith logo.

    2. Enter the username and password you received from the Smith IT Service Center.

Required Plug-ins:

Adobe's Flash

Apple's QuickTime

Adobe Reader


If your moodle displays in a different language: Smith students and faculty, log out of everything and close the browser. Go to and click on the Moodle link on the general tab.

5College, auditors and high school students log out of everything and close the browser. Use this link:

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