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 are displayed in the Navigation Menu when first logging into Blackboard. The calendar is displaying calendars entries from all courses that you are enrolled in, including past courses that are not available to students.

To access the Calendar from the Navigation Menu, click on Calendar. Alternately from within a course, from the Control Panel, click on Course Tools >>> Course Calendar.

 Calendar for courses

Accessing the Calendar through either route will display all of the calendar entries from every course and organization you are enrolled in.

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 Noon 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.

calendar entry

Click Save at the bottom of the box.

Calendar entry


Keywordsblackboard, black board, bb, calendar, calendars, calender, calander, dates, events   Doc ID61287
OwnerCenter I.GroupSouthern Illinois University Edwardsville
Created2016-02-29 11:38:46Updated2024-02-01 11:17:12
SitesSouthern Illinois University Edwardsville
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