Moodle: Blocks: Creating a New Calendar Event

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Events can be created and added to the Moodle Calendar as three different categories to allow for personalization and filtering of due dates. Activities with a close date are automatically added to the calendar.

To Create a New Calendar Event:

1. Login to Moodle and select View my calendar under the Deadlines column located on the right hand side of your listed courses.

View my calendar button under deadlines column on moodle


2. You can filter the calendar by month, day, or upcoming events by clicking the drop down arrow. Additionally, you can filter the calendar by course by clicking the All courses drop down arrow.

Filter calendar by month, day, or upcoming events button

Filter calendar by courses button


3. You can also click the month and year arrows to change the month you would like to view.

Calendar with month and year arrows highlighted

4. Click the New Event button in the upper right-hand corner. 

new event in calendar settings at the top right of the screen

5. Choose the Type of event.  You can only create events in the following categories:

  • Course type events will be seen by everyone in this course.
  • User type events will only be seen by you, the person who creates the event.
  • Group type events will be visible to a particular Group on the course (chosen from a drop-down list).

6. Fill out the Type, Title, Description, Date, Duration, and Repeats information for your event.

calendar new event settings

7. Click Save Changes at the bottom when done.

Save changes button


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