Merge external Calendars

From EdTech Help

The Merge External Calendar option allows you to subscribe to external calendars such as an institutional calendar, or a web calendar (Google, Outlook, etc.) in iCal format.

Note: This feature has some limitations, it

  • Does not support all-day events
  • Only supports events defined with <VEVENT>
  • Does not support re-occurring events
  • Does not support events without an end time

Go to Calendar

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Select the Calendar tool from the Tool Menu in your site.

Click Merge External Calendars

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Select institutional calendars

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If there are any institutional calendars available within the system, you may subscribe to them by selecting the check box in the Subscribed? column.

Enter iCal subscription information

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In the Other Calendars section, enter a name and URL for the calendar to which you would like to subscribe, and then click the Subscribe button.

View subscribed calendars

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Any currently subscribed calendars will appear listed at the bottom of the Other Calendars section.

Click Save


Once you have made all of the desired changes to your calendar subscriptions, click Save.

More questions about the Calendar tool?

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This page is adapted from an equivalent Sakai Community help article.

The original Sakai Community help article, unedited, is available at