Importing the Blackboard Learn Calendar into Google Calendar and Outlook Calendar

Find the calendar link

  • Start by opening the calendar inside of Blackboard by clicking on the arrow next to your name at the top right corner and then selecting the calendar icon.
  • With the calendar screen open, Scroll to the bottom and click the button that reads "Get External Calendar Link"
  • Copy the link, then proceed to your chosen calendaring service

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Import into Google Calendar

  • Open your Google calendar and under the "Other Calendars" link, click the plus(+) icon
  • From the new dropdown, choose "From URL"
  • Paste the URL copied from Blackboard, then "Add calendar"
  • Your Blackboard calendar should now be imported into Google Calendar.

Import into Outlook Calendar

  • Open your Outlook calendar and click "Add calendar" then "Subscribe from web".
  • Paste the URL that was copied from Blackboard into the text field.
  • Name the calendar and set a color and icon.
  • Under "Add to" choose where you want the calendar to be located. Then click "Import"


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