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Clock counting down to end of direct ANGEL access

Every time users visit and (the ANGEL home page), they will now see a visual reminder of how much time is left until the end of direct access to ANGEL at Penn State.

The Goodbye ANGEL Access clock is steadily counting down to 11:59 p.m. ET Tuesday, October 31, when faculty, staff, and students will no longer be able to directly access content in ANGEL courses or ANGEL Groups.

Beginning November 1, access to ANGEL courses will be available by request. Details on the request process will be available in the future. Faculty and staff who have courses in ANGEL are urged to export a copy of their ANGEL content and/or move them now to Canvas.

Faculty who need assistance moving content to Canvas have several options:

Additional important dates about ANGEL are:

Please contact with any questions.

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