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Moodlerooms Basics

New to Moodlerooms or need a refresher?

No two pages, courses, or Moodlerooms systems will look the same. However, there are some features that you can rely on, and terminology you should know. Learn how to move around in Moodlerooms whether your institution uses the Snap design theme or another theme.


You have a personal profile that you can customize.

In Snap you access your profile by selecting your name in your Personal menu. In other themes select your name or profile picture and select Profile.

How it looks in Snap
How it looks in another theme

From the profile, you can access your courses, messages, upcoming deadlines, and recent forums posts.

Personal menu

In Snap your personal menu is the best place to see everything important you need to know at-a-glance. Use it as your landing page to stay engaged and keep current with what others are saying.

You can also add your favorite courses to the top of your personal menu in Snap. Pick courses you need access to most often.


There are breadcrumbs on each page that show you where you are. You can also select breadcrumbs to go back to previous pages, including the Home page.

View courses

Courses contain a collection of activities and resources supplied by your teacher for you to access and complete. You can also view your grades and other participants in your course.

  1. Log in to the site.
  2. Select the course from the My Courses area:
    Steps in Snap: Select your Profile and select the course.
    Steps in other themes: Navigate to My Courses and select the course.
How it looks in Snap
How it looks in another theme

Manage your coursework!


Blocks and tools are elements that add extra information about your course and supplied by your teacher. From the blocks or Course Tools, you will be able to view content such as grades. 

How it looks in Snap
How it looks in another theme


Activities are tasks you need to complete for the course, such as an assignment to complete or a discussion forum to participate in.​

How it looks in Snap
How it looks in another theme

More on activities