University Key Dates Calendar

All students and staff are able to access a University Key Dates Calendar. This contains important dates all in one place, including:

  • Semester dates
  • Term dates
  • Registration deadlines
  • Course transfer windows
  • Exam periods
  • University closure days
  • UK bank holidays
  • Graduation periods
  • Online module selection periods
  • Student debt payment deadlines (for eligibility for graduation)
  • Exam timetable publish dates
  • Teaching timetable publish dates
  • ELTU enrolment deadlines
  • Visa checkpoint dates

 

How can I access the University Key Dates Calendar?

You can access it using:

 

In Microsoft Outlook 2016

  1. Open your calendar
  2. Click the ‘Open Calendar’ button in the ribbon across the top of the screen
  3. Click ‘From Address Book’
  4. Search ‘UoLCalendar’ in the search bar
  5. Double click on UoLCalendar in the list (it should be the first option)
  6. Click ‘OK’
  7. The calendar will now appear next to your own

 

In Webmail

  1. Open your calendar
  2. Click ‘Import calendar’ on the left hand side of the screen
  3. Click ‘From directory’ on the left hand side of the box
  4. Search ‘UoLCalendar’ in the search bar
  5. A box will drop down, with the email address ‘uolcalendar@leicester.ac.uk’ in it. Click on this
  6. Click ‘Add’
  7. The calendar will now appear overlaid with your own

 

To overlay the University Key Dates Calendar with your own in Microsoft Outlook 2016

  1. Once you’ve added the calendar using steps 1-7 above, locate where it says ‘UoLCalendar’ above the calendar view
  2. There should be a small arrow pointing left, to the left of the words ‘UoLCalendar’. Click the arrow
  3. The calendar will now appear overlaid with your own. You can click the arrow, now pointing to the right, if you’d like to view the calendar separately again

 

How can I use the calendar?

There are three ways that you can use the calendar:
  1. Adding dates to your own calendar, using the University Key Dates Calendar as a reference (once added – viewable across all University Calendar platforms)
  2. Simply referencing it next to your own (viewable in Microsoft Outlook on a University Computer)
  3. Overlaying the Key Dates Calendar with your own (viewable in Microsoft Outlook on a University computer, and in Webmail)

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