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How to Access Lumen Courses or Lumen Programs

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Go to MyUW (available from

Select MyUW HOME

Search for the Lumen widget


Click on Lumen. You may wish to add the Lumen widget to your MyUW home page (see highlight)

add to home

Click anywhere in the Course Proposals (or Program Proposals) box.

course proposals icon

If you receive an error message it is because you need to be added to the list of users. Use this form to request access.

access denied

This will open the course or program proposal system (program proposal is shown here).

If this appears simply click on the click this icon and you may be asked to enter your NetID.

complete login

admin page

Uploading files requires Adobe Flash Player version 9+. The course proposal system does not use Java or any other 3rd party plugins.

You will not be able to upload the (required) attachments without Adobe Flash.

If this error message appears:

adobe flash error

First scroll to the bottom of the form and click the Adobe Flash 10 link.

install Adobe Flash

If Flash is already installed (and your browser just needs permission to use the plug in on this page) the issue can be easily corrected.

Allow Adobe Flash

Otherwise you will be taken to the Adobe Flash website where you can download the plug in.

Browser Compatibility

The course proposal system has the following minimum browser requirements:

Internet Explorer ( (10 and 11). Internet Explorer must not be in compatibility mode.

Microsoft Edge (

Mozilla Firefox ( (versions 10+)

Google Chrome ( (versions 20+)

Apple Safari ( (versions 5+)

Keywords:getting started, access course proposal system   Doc ID:78747
Owner:Melissa S.Group: Lumen and Guide
Created:2017-12-14 09:53 CSTUpdated:2021-01-20 10:22 CST
Sites: Lumen and Guide
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