Blackboard (Faculty) - Calendar: About the Course Calendar

This document provides an overview of of the Course Calendar in Blackboard.

Course Calendar

The Course Calendar provides a location for faculty to post

  • Course Related Events
    • tests or quizzes
    • papers due
  • Special Events
    • guest speakers
    • change of class location
  • Appointments
    • office hours
    • tutoring times

Calendar Display

The calendar can display in a daily (with hourly time slots), a weekly, or a monthly view by clicking on one of the 3 display icons (shown below).

Calendar display icons daily, weekly, and monthly views

Calendar Locations

Blackboard offers several places for faculty and students to access the calendar.

Global Navigation

From the Global Navigation, click the down arrow and select the Calendar icon. This calendar will show Course Calendars from all courses in which you are enrolled.

Global Navigation Calendar


Individual Courses

A Calendar within an individual course needs to be made available by faculty. From the left navigation, click on the plus sign icon to add a menu item. Select Tool Link and find the Calendar tool. Click Submit.

add tool link

Faculty have the option of adding the Calendar tool directly to the Course Menu or within a Coursework folder.


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Keywords:blackboard, black board, bb, calendar, calendars, course calendar, schedule, dates   Doc ID:61286
Owner:Center I.Group:Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Created:2016-02-29 10:22 CSTUpdated:2022-06-01 08:34 CST
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