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Editing / Deleting a Calendar Event

The following instructions are for calendar events that are not tied to Assignments or other items with To-Do deadlines (like student-editable Pages).  

If you want to edit / delete a calendar entry for an Assignment or To-Do item, we recommend that you go to the assigned activity and modify the item directly.

Table of Contents

This article will address the following information:

Editing a Calendar Event

  1. In the left side global navigation bar, click on the "Calendar" tool.
  1. Make sure that your course calendar is selected in the list of "Calendars" along the right-hand side.
    1. Selected calendars will have a color-coded box next to it that identifies items belonging to that calendar.
    2. If a course calendar is not currently visible, click on the box next to the course calendar until you see a color associated with it.
  1. If necessary, navigate to the month / day that the event is scheduled. If the event is in the past, you can use any of the calendar navigation tools to move to other months.
  1. Click on the calendar event you want to edit.
  2. In the event pop-up box, click on the "Edit" button.
  1. In the editing pop-up you can edit some basic details for your event, like the "Title," "Date," "From," "Location," and "Calendar" the event is associated with.
    1. When done making your changes, click the "Submit" button.
  2. If there are components of the event that you are not able to edit from this editing pop-up box, click the" More Options" button to view the entire event to make changes.

Deleting a Calendar Event

  1. In the left side global navigation bar, click on the "Calendar" tool.
  1. Make sure that your course calendar is selected in the list of "Calendars" along the right-hand side.
    1. Selected calendars will have a color-coded box next to it that identifies items belonging to that calendar.
    2. If a course calendar is not currently visible, click on the box next to the course calendar until you see a color associated with it.
  1. If necessary, navigate to the month / day that the event is scheduled. If the event is in the past, you can use any of the calendar navigation tools to move to other months.
  1. Click on the calendar event you want to remove.
  2. In the event pop-up, click on the "Delete" button.
  1. In the "Confirm Deletion" pop-up box that opens, click "Delete" to finalize removing the event from the Calendar.

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