Welcome!

At UWest, we believe in educating the whole person. We were founded in 1991 as an alternative to the conventional university experience, integrating liberal arts traditions with a global perspective and drawing from Buddhist wisdom to create a community of collaboration and cooperation. Our graduates meet the challenges of an increasingly complex and globally interdependent world with creativity and compassion.

We are a community committed to learning with, from, and on behalf of others. UWest students seize the opportunity to realize their purpose and develop their personal values while following a personalized path to academic success. We think your education should be as unique as you.

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Support

We recommend that you access Moodle using Firefox or Google Chrome. Be sure to upgrade your browser to the latest version. Users running other browsers may encounter some technical issues when navigating Moodle.

  • Registrar@uwest.edu: if you do not see a course for which you are enrolled/assigned
  • MoodleHelp@uwest.edu: if you have technical questions about Moodle (e.g., uploading an assignment)
  • HelpDesk@uwest.edu: if you have questions about Zoom or are experiencing computing issues not specific to Moodle

    Site announcements

    SITE UPGRADE > Oct 21-22, 2021

    op Peter Zhou -

    Open LMS will be performing an upgrade from Thursday, 10/21/2021, 9:30pm PT to Friday 1:30am PT.  The site may be temporarily unavailable or you may experience delays during this period.