How do I subscribe to the Calendar feed using Google Calendar as an instructor?
You can import your Canvas calendar to Google Calendar. The calendar feed will contain events and assignments from all of your Canvas calendars.
The steps in this lesson are also relevant for those using Gmail via Google Apps for Education. Google Apps for Education provides an Institution Email Account to those institutions participating in the program. To learn more, visit the Google Edu website.
Once you have subscribed to the calendar feed, you can remove or unsubscribe from the calendar feed at any time.
- All future events, and past events within 30 days, are included when exporting a Canvas calendar to Google Calendar.
- Google Calendar periodically updates but may take up to 24 hours to sync with the Canvas Calendar. Canvas update may not be immediately visible in Google Calendar.
In Global Navigation, click the Calendar link.
Open Calendar Feed
Click the Calendar Feed link.
Copy Calendar Feed
Copy the calendar feed link.
Log in to Google Account
In a new browser, log in to your Google Account.
Note: If you are participating in Google Apps for Education, log in to your Institution Email Account to subscribe to the Calendar Feed.
Click the Calendar link.
Once you click the Calendar link, you will view your Calendar.
Add Other Calendars
Locate the Other Calendars drop-down menu to find the Add by URL option.
Add Calendar by URL
Take the copied URL from Canvas and paste it into the box . Click the Add Calendar button .
View Subscribed Calendar
View your Google Calendar with the events and assignments from your Canvas calendar.
Note: The calendar may take up to 24 hours to sync with Canvas.