Adding calendar events

Add an event using New Event or drop-down menus

  1. Access the calendar from:
    • Calendar navbar link
    • Events widget
    • Calendar widget
  2. On the Calendar page, do one of the following:
    • Click New Event on the top tool bar.
    • Click the drop-down Actions menu beside a date in the week or month view and then New Event.
  3. Type a title for the event in the Title field.
  4. If you want to add a description, click the Description field and type a description.
  5. If you want to keep the event private, select the Private Event check box. This shows only that you have an event calendar on the day and time you set, but hides its details from other users.
  6. If you want to change the priority of the event, select one from the Priority drop-down menu.
  7. If you want to, add a link in the Link field.
  8. Select a Start and End date/time for the event.
  9. If you want the event to repeat, click the Update button beside the Repeats check box and choose a pattern for the recurrence in the pop-up menu.
  10. In the Event Access area, select the appropriate radio button for a personal event or course-related event.
  11. If you want to share a personal event with other users, select Share with other users, and add users.
  12. Click Save, or to create another event Save and New.

Add an event with Quick Add

  1. Access the calendar from:
    • Calendar navbar link
    • Events widget
    • Calendar widget
  2. On the Calendar page, click Quick Add.
  3. From the Quick Add window, type a title for the event in the Title field.
  4. Select the All day event check box if the event takes place for an entire day.
  5. Select a Start and End date/time for the event.
  6. Click Add.

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