Moodle 3: Blocks: Creating a New Calendar Event

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 the desired course.

2. Find the Calendar block and click the month and year name to open the expanded view.

calendar block example at the right side of the screen

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

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

4. 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).

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

calendar new event settings

6. Click Save Changes at the bottom when done.

Save changes button


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