The calendar feature has many useful benefits to help you in managing your courses, assignments and activities in Canvas. You can see deadlines for assessments, create activities for specific dates and modules and identify which modules should or should not show you calendar events.
You can access your module by clicking in the "Calendar" item in the left-hand Canvas menu.
You calendar view is presented with the calendar on the left-hand side and the options for your calendar display on the right. You have a number of options for showing your calendar display:
- You can change the month by clicking on the navigation items in the top-left
- You can choose to show either a month, a week, or your agenda.
- Which modules (e.g. the assignments, deadlines, etc, associated with the module) are shown or not can be turned on or off in the "Calendars" area.
- Different icons represent different topics, e.g discussions, assignments or quizzes. in the calendar.
You can click on a date in the calendar to create an event for yourself, or click on the + button in the top of the screen
When you create a new event, a number of different fields will be available to you
- From/ To:
- More options
You can also click on the “My to do” tab which will allow you to add a reminder for a specific course
You can also click on the item for “calendar feed” which will give you a URL you can use to import your canvas calendar into other calendars such as a Google Calendar, iCal, Outlook, etc.