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Subscribe to the New VU Consolidated Administrative Dates Calendar

Posted by on Wednesday, December 19, 2018 in News.

The Process and Systems Optimization (SkyVU) Team is pleased to announce the addition of a new VU Consolidated Administrative Calendar.  This calendar includes important dates such as:

  • Month-end close dates;
  • HCM Transaction deadlines;
  • User Group meeting dates and locations.

Calendar Subscription

You can subscribe to this calendar so that it is visible in your own Outlook calendar using the steps below – instructions are provided for both Windows and Mac.  After subscribing, Outlook will check the subscribed calendar for updates and download any changes each time you open Outlook or refresh your folders.

 

Instructions

Subscribe Using Outlook (for Windows)

(1) COPY the subscription URL:

https://calendar.google.com/calendar/ical/17uppq92vkullq11d65hhm9410%40group.calendar.google.com/public/basic.ics

(2) In Outlook, click File > Account Settings > Account Settings.

(3) Select the Internet Calendars tab

(4) Click New.

(5) Paste the address you copied in Step 1, by pressing CTRL+V

(6) Click Add.

(7) Type the name of the calendar as you want it to appear in Outlook in the Folder Name box.

(8) Click OK.

(9) Close the Account Settings window.  The calendar will now be available under Other Calendars on your Outlook Calendar page.

AdminCalSubscribe

 

Subscribe Using Outlook Web Application (for Mac OS)

(1)Log into OWA (https://email.vanderbilt.edu) with your VUnetID and ePassword

(2) Click Calendar at the bottom of the page.

(3) Right-click My Calendars

(4) Click Add Calendar.

(5) Select Calendar from the Internet

(6) Copy and paste the subscription URL:

https://calendar.google.com/calendar/ical/17uppq92vkullq11d65hhm9410%40group.calendar.google.com/public/basic.ics

(7) Click OK.

(8) The calendar will be displayed under Other Calendars. (note: the default title provided by Google is “basic” – see Step 9 to rename as desired)

(9) To Rename the calendar, right-click the current name, select Rename from the menu and enter your preferred name.

 

VUAdmin-OWA

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