Moodle: Blocks: Calendar Overview

The calendar can display site, course, group and or user events in addition to assignment and quiz deadlines, chat times and other course events.

Calendar Block

Example calendar block

Managing Calendar Events

How To Find the Events Key Block

  1. Log in to Moodle and click the Month and Year button at the top of the Calendar Block. The Calendar Block is found on the top right-hand corner of your Moodle Homepage.

The Calendar block


  1. The following image is a full view of your Moodle Calendar with all of your edit options. The Events Key Block is found on the bottom left corner of the page.

Full view moodle calendar

Six Different Types of Event Views

The Events Key block

  • The Moodle Events Key allows you to choose which type of events you wish to view on your calendar. To change what is showing, click Hide site events, Hide category events, Hide course events, Hide group events, Hide user events, or Hide other events
  • You are only able to create events of the Course, Group and User type. (When the eye icon is open, that type of event is being displayed. When the eye icon is closed, that type of event is not being displayed.)

Hidden event keys example


NOTE: In this example, the course events, user events, and other events are the only type of event that are being displayed.



Support & Training

The Faculty Technology Center (FTC) provides Moodle support by email, by phone, or live through Zoom. For contact information, please see the article Faculty Technology Center: LSU Overview. To connect through Zoom and for further information on support services and training, see the LSU Online & Continuing Education Faculty Resources & Support page.

The FTC also provides just-in-time faculty training opportunities and recorded training sessions. Attending at least one training session for Moodle upgrades is highly recommended. For a comprehensive list of available workshops and recordings, please see the LSU Online & Continuing Education Technology Training page.

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