How do I add a to-do item in the Calendar as a student?

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You can add a to-do item to your Calendar. 

You can also create to do items from the Dashboard List View.

Notes:

  • To Do items are not included in the Calendar iCal feed.
  • Your personal calendar must be selected before you can add a to-do item in the Calendar.

Open Calendar

Open Calendar

In Global Navigation, click the Calendar link.

Add Event

  Add Event

Click any date on the calendar to add an event [1]. Or, click the arrows next to the month name to navigate to a different month [2] and select a date.

If you don't want to manually locate the date, you can click the Add icon [3].

Add To Do Details

Add To Do Details

Click the To Do tab [1].

In the Title field [2], enter a title for the To Do [2].

The Date field defaults to the current date [3]. To change the date when you want to complete the item, type the new date or select a date by selecting the Calendar icon.

If you want to set a specific time for the item, enter the time in the Time field [4]. If no time is entered, the Time field defaults to 11:59pm.

The To Do will associate with your personal calendar by default if your calendar is selected in the sidebar. You can also associate a To Do with a specific course. To select a course calendar for your To-Do item, click the Calendar drop-down menu [5].  

In the Details field [6], any other details about your to-do item.

Submit To Do

Submit To Do

Click the Submit button.

View To Do

  View To Do

View your to-do item in the calendar.

Manage To Do

Manage To Do

To edit or delete a to-do item, click the name of the item [1] and click the Edit button [2] or Delete button [3].

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