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Creating and adding events

Note: As a student, you can only create Calendar events for your group.

  1. Create a general (content) event
  2. "Quick create" an event
  3. Adding groups and/or sections to an event
  4. Adding external events to your Calendar
  5. Importing events from an external iCal file

Creating events in the Calendar

Create a general (content) event

  1. From the My Calendars list in the calendar management area, select the course for which you want to create the event.
  2. Click Quick Event icon Create Event in the calendar content area.
  3. Click Add Content icon Add Content on the Create Event page to associate course content with the event.
  4. Enter Title, Description, and specify a date and time.

You can also create events directly in the day, week, and month Calendar views by clicking a time or date.

Optional information:

Note: To add and remove content to an event after you have already created it, Click the context menu for the event name in agenda view; or, click the event in the calendar content area and click Add.

"Quick create" an event

  1. Click on a course to set is as the current calendar.
  2. Click a time interval to create an event within that course .
  3. Move to the next course by clicking to set it as the current calendar, and repeat.

Adding groups and/or sections to an event

If you have more than one group participating in the same course event during different time intervals, you can create multiple instances of the same event, tailored to each group's needs. The group events share the name and description fields, but once you finish creating the group events in bulk, they display as individual events.

To read more about how you can create groups, see About Groups.

Add groups and/or sections to an event

  1. In the Attendees section, select the group you'd like to customize an instance of the event for.
  2. Select Group section icon Add Groups/Sections.
  3. On the Add Groups page, select a group.
  4. Fill in the details for the event.

Note: This option will only be available if you have already created a group for your course.

Adding external events to your Calendar

You can add new events and update existing events by importing them from an external iCal file into your Calendar.

Importing events from an external iCal file

  1. Select the course you want your events to be grouped under by clicking on it in the calendar management area.
  2. Click the context menu icon context menu for the course name in the calendar management area.
  3. Select Import Events icon Import Events.
  4. Click Browse on the Import Events page to search for the iCal file containing your events. If you want to import the events into a specific group or section, select it in the Attendees drop-down menu.
  5. Click Open, and Import.

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