Ilios Project Updates: Making curriculum in the health professions more meaningful in a complex and changing world.
    curriculum management for the health professions


We are pleased to announce the immediate availability of the latest updates to Ilios. This release, v3.84.0, contains numerous improvements to the interface across all areas, as well as updates to core code and performance.

Please note that there will be no newsletter next week, due to the Thanksgiving Holiday. We here at Ilios wish you and your friends and family a safe, healthy, and enjoyable holiday -- and hope that this pandemic-constrained season will not be a harbinger of things to come!

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Highlights in this release:
  • API Changes: No breaking changes
  • Schema Changes: No breaking changes
  • Other Changes: Calendar in Admin User Profile pages is now interactive; performance enhancements; layout and display improvements.
HOW DO I....?

If you use Ilios, whether brand new to the system or a veteran curriculum wrangler on the platform, you will encounter times when you wonder: "how do I do this?" When that happens, we always encourage you to open up our live User Guide at This guide is focused on curriculum managers and coordinators, and provides a wealth of examples, instructions, and guidelines around getting stuff done in Ilios. Whether it's to roll a course over into a new term or year, how to audit your objective mapping for a course, the ins and outs of publishing sessions, or how to create learning material instructional notes, the Ilios User Guide can help!
The latest code and the complete changelog for this release, as always, are available for download here:

Get automatic upgrades, always stay on the most current releases, and enjoy the security of knowing that your servers are being managed by the core Ilios team! We can help migrate your existing Ilios, or if you are new to Ilios we can spin you up an original setup. Interested in having us host your Ilios instance in our secure production environment? Let us know! 
Check out and if interested, please contact us for additional details, pricing and more info.

LTI DEPLOYMENT: You can now plug the Ilios events & calendar dashboard, as well as the course manager, directly into your LTI-compatible LMS pages. It's as easy as clicking your mouse (two or three times). In order to deploy, you will need to be provided with a secure access key. Please email us for complete instructions at

TRAINING: Are you interested in getting a focused training for your power Ilios users and managers in your school or institution? We can do that for you: 1.5 - 2 days of focused training on the most effective ways to leverage Ilios as power users, and deliver information to your students and faculty in the best way possible, custom-tailored for your needs and methodologies. Please contact us if you are interested.

How to Update Your Frontend:
The Ilios frontend is always up-to-date on our content-delivery servers at Amazon S3, but you will need to regularly run a console command on your backend instance in order ensure that your users are seeing the latest version and that they are getting all the latest features and bugfixes. To make sure you users are receiving the latest frontend code at all times, just follow the steps described here:

Though you will probably never need to deploy the Ilios 3 Frontend on your own servers, the source for the frontend code can always be found at

The changelog for updates specific to the frontend can be viewed here.

Our online user guides are available at

the Ilios Team

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