Closing an existing course and saving an archive accessible in Moodle by teachers only
After performing the following steps your students will no longer have access to the course but the course will remain accessible to teachers in an Archive sub-category.
Remove student access to the course
In your course page go to Settings > Edit settings > Availability and select This course is not available to students. Scroll to the bottom of the page and select Save changes.
Backup your course
Last Updated: May 30, 2012