Creating Calendar Events in Brightspace

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This post outlines how to create an event in your calendar in Brightspace.

Creating an Event

  1. From your Course Home page, click the Resources drop-down tab, then click Calendar.
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  3. Click Create Event.
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  5. In the event parameters window, you have several options:
    1. Add Content – Select items already uploaded to your course files to be included in the event
    2. Event Title – Title your event
    3. Description – Inform your students of what the event entails
    4. Add Groups/Selections – Create events for specific groups
    5. When – Allows you to set a start and end time for your event
    6. Add Recurrence – Set the frequency of recurring events
    7. Add Restriction – Sets the visibility of the event for students
    8. Location – Informs your students about the location of your event


  6. Click Create.
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If you have questions, or need technical assistance, contact the IS&T Help Center at or 404-413-HELP (404-413-4357).