These materials will show you how to get the most out of your Outlook calendar, from making appointments and scheduling meetings to color-coding your calendar and creating a group. We'll also cover sharing calendars, working with time zones, adding recurring events, and creating a personal calendar.
These materials are designed specifically for staff, faculty, or graduate students who have an Outlook Exchange account at Indiana University.
Use calendar views
Create appointments and meetings
Add all-day and recurring events
Work with other users’ schedules
Create a calendar group
Work with calendar options
Work with time zones
Work with Categories
Share calendars with others
Add a new calendar for personal use
Work with the Outlook interface
Compose, format, reply to, and forward email messages
Important note for participants not affiliated with IU
This course contains training material only.
Participants who are not affiliated with Indiana University will need your own access to installed and licensed software, according to the training topic. This will allow you to follow along and participate in the hands-on exercises.
If you do not have access to the needed software, you can still enroll in the online course and read the course content.
More information about this course
This online course is free to everyone and available for enrollment through IU Expand.
This course consists of a series of short lessons, examples, demonstrations, practice quizzes, and hands-on exercises.
To complete the course content, you will need:
a web browser and internet access to use the course material on IU Expand.
a copy of the software relevant to the training installed on your computer.
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