Blackboard (Faculty) - Calendar: Create an Event on the Course Calendar

This document provides an overview of how to create an event on the course calendar.

Create an Event

Access the Calendar

Calendars that are displayed in the Global Navigation are displaying calendars from all courses that you are enrolled in, including past courses that are not available to students.

To access the Calendar from the Global Navigation, click on the Global Navigation drop-down arrow. Click on the Calendar icon:

Calendar from Global Navigation

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

add tool link

Add an Event to the Calendar

  1. Navigate to the date of the event.
  2. Click on the box corresponding to the time of the event.
    For an event for 10am on Monday, click on this box:

    Click on time

  3. In the box that pops up, add a title for the event.
    Since this is a global calendar select which course the calendar corresponds.
    Adjust the begin and end times.
    Add an optional Event description.

Enter Calendar information.

Click Save at the bottom of the box.

Calendar entry

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Keywords:blackboard, black board, bb, calendar, calendars, calender, calander, dates, events   Doc ID:61287
Owner:Center I.Group:Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Created:2016-02-29 11:38 CDTUpdated:2022-12-02 09:50 CDT
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