How do I subscribe to the Calendar Feed using Outlook?

This lesson will show you how to subscribe to the Calendar Feed using Outlook 2013 on your desktop. If you are using an earlier version of Outlook, these steps may differ.

Note: If your institution/organization uses a Microsoft Exchange Server account, you can also subscribe to the calendar feed using the Outlook Web App in Exchange Server. This allows you to access your Outlook calendar online if you are away from your desktop. Please contact your IT administrator at your organization/institution for more information.

Open Canvas Calendar

Open Canvas Calendar

In Global Navigation, click the Calendar link.

View Calendar

After clicking the Calendar link, you will see the Calendar for everything you are enrolled in.

Locate Calendar Feed

Locate Calendar Feed

Click the Calendar Feed link to subscribe to a feed.

Copy Calendar Feed Link

Copy the calendar feed link [1].

Open Outlook Calendar

Open Outlook Calendar

With Outlook open, click the Calendar icon [1] in the lower left corner.

Right-Click Other Calendars

Right-Click Other Calendars

Using your mouse, right-click the Other Calendars link [1].

Add Calendar from Internet

Add Calendar from Internet

Hover your mouse over Add Calendar [1] and click From Internet... [2].

Paste Calendar Feed Link

Paste the calendar feed link from Canvas in the calendar subscription field [1] then click the OK button.

Confirm Calendar Subscription

Confirm Calendar Subscription

To confirm you want to add the internet calendar to Outlook and subscribe to updates, click the Yes button. Click the Advanced button to configure the calendar options.

View Canvas Calendar in Outlook

View your Outlook calendar with the events and assignments from your Canvas calendar. Any updates to the Canvas calendar will automatically be updated in your Outlook calendar.

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