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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. On the left side of the page, select Log in

  3. All Five Colleges users, including Smith:

    1. Select the logo of your home institution.

    2. Enter your home-institution username and password.

  4. Non-Five Colleges faculty or Staff, or Northampton High School students:

    1. Select Smith College from the list of colleges.

    2. Enter your username and password for your Smith account. (If you don't recall the username initially emailed to you or if you forgot your password, email for assistance.)    


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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