How do I set a different Calendar event date for each section in my course?

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This lesson will help you use different Calendar event dates for each section you have in your course.

Note: You need to add sections to your course before you can set a different date for an event for each section.

Open Calendar

Open Calendar

In Global Navigation, click the Calendar link.

Add Event

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

If you don't want to manually locate the date, you can click the Add icon [3] to add an event or assignment to the calendar.

Add Event Details

Add Event Details

Enter a title for the event [1]. The date will already be entered, but you can change it if you like [2]. Specify the start and end time for your event [3]. Enter a location for the event [4]. Make sure that the correct course is selected in the Calendar drop down [5]. Click the More Options button [6].

Set a Different Calendar Event Date for Each Section

Set a Different Calendar Event Date for Each Section

Select the Use a different date for each section checkbox [1]. You can choose the date and time for each section separately. If you don't want one section to see the event, leave the date and time fields blank [2]. When you are finished, click Create Event [3] to save changes.

Note: When editing an existing event, the Create Event button will read Update Event.

View Calendar Events

The events will show up in the Calendar. Each section will have a separate Calendar event.

Student View: Event Details in the Calendar

Student View: Event Details in the Calendar

Students will see your event on their own course Calendar. When they click on the event title, they will see a summary page with all of the rich content you've added.

Student View: Calendar Events on the Syllabus Page

Student View: Calendar Events on the Syllabus Page

Students will see the Calendar event listed in the Syllabus page. The link will be un-bolded, signifying that it is not a graded Assignment.