How do I subscribe to the Calendar Feed using Outlook?

You can import your Canvas calendar to Outlook.

Locate Calendar Link

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

Once you click on the Calendar Feed link, simply copy the link and paste it into any calendar app that takes iCal feeds. The calendar apps that take iCal feeds are Google Calendar, iCal, Outlook, Yahoo Calendar, etc.

Click the click here to view the feed link to open the Calendar in iCal to export to Outlook.

Save iCal File

Save iCal File

After clicking the view feed link, you can either open the file with iCal or Save the File. If you decide to save the file, make sure you know where you saved it. Click OK.

Find the File

Find the File

Find the file that you saved and make sure it is a .ics file, otherwise it will not work in Outlook.

Open Outlook or Login to the Microsoft Exchange Outlook Web App

Open Outlook or Login to the Microsoft Exchange Outlook Web App

Login to your Outlook Account through Microsoft Outlook on the desktop or through the Microsoft Exchange Outlook Web App to subscribe to the Calendar Feed.

Find Calendar Tab

Find Calendar Tab

Click the Calendar link to view your Outlook Calendar.

View Outlook Calendar

Once you click the Calendar Tab, you will see your Calendar in Outlook.

Drag and Drop .ics File to the Outlook Calendar

Find the file you saved, and simple click on it [1], drag, and drop [2] to the Outlook Calendar. You will see the dashed lines around the Calendar.

View Canvas Calendar

View 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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