Juggling competing responsibilities isn't easy. Use the calendar to keep track of upcoming assignments, events, and other due dates.
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Video: Use the calendar explains how to use the calendar to keep track of your events and due dates.
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You can access the calendar from your course, from the Tools panel on the My Institution tab, or from the My Blackboard menu.
Students can't create an event on a course or institution calendar.
All institution events appear in the institution calendar. All course events, such as assignments due, appear in the course calendar. Courses you hide in the My Courses module on the My Institution page will also be hidden in the Calendars list.
Events may take up to 24 hours to appear in your external calendar. You can't import external calendars into the Blackboard Learn calendar.
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The calendar displays a consolidated view of all your institution, course, organization, and personal calendar events. You can view events by day, week, or month. You can view and organize upcoming and past events into categories.
Course calendar events appear to all members of the course. Common entries include upcoming tests, due dates for assignments, or special lectures. Course items with due dates appear automatically in the course calendar. Only instructors can create course calendar events.
You can choose the first day of your week in your personal settings in My Blackboard. You can also choose from four calendar display modes:
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Only instructors and administrators can add events to the course and institution calendars.
You can make recurring events by selecting the Repeat check box. The options in the table describe when the event repeats.
|Daily||Event ends after a specified number of times -OR- on a particular date.|
|Weekly Repeat||Repeats an event on a day of the week. Event ends after X number of times -OR- on a particular date.|
|Monthly Repeat||Repeats an events on a day of the month (1-31) or day of week (first Sunday, second Monday, and so on) supported. Events ends after X number of times -OR- on a particular date.|
|Bulk Add (Series)||Create a series with the repeat options.|
|Bulk Delete (Series)||Delete the entire series created using the repeat options.|
|Edit an Instance||Edit an instance of the series. If you change the date/time of the instance, that particular instance has a "broken" icon to indicate that it no longer conforms with the original series rules.
Changing the name or description of an instance doesn't break the instance from the series.
|Edit Series (Known Limitation)||At this time, you can't edit the series. After you create a series, you can bulk delete or make changes to an individual instance.|
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Change or delete an event:
ICS refers to a standardized calendar file type that lets you export and import files between different applications. These files use .ics at the end of the file name. Many popular calendar applications, including Google Calendar and Apple Calendar, use the ICS standard.