How To: Sync Your Blackboard Calendar with Google Calendar

How do I integrate a Blackboard Learn course calendar into Google Calendar?

NOTE: If you make any changes to your Blackboard Learn course calendar, it may take up to 24 hours for Google to pull the data from your Blackboard Learn calendar and sync it to your Google calendar.

1. Log into Blackboard and click on the Calendar tab from the left sidebar menu. 

2. In the top right corner, click on the gear icon to open the calendar settings. This will cause a menu to slide out from the right.

Screenshot showing the Calendar and Settings button locations

3. Select which courses you would like to add to your Google Calendar by clicking the checkboxes. When you are finished selecting your courses, click on the three dots next to the "Calendar Settings" header and select "Share Calendar".

screenshot of Calendar Settings and three dot icon

4. A window will pop up allowing you to copy a link to this Blackboard Learn Calendar. Click "Copy". 

screenshot of copy link window

5. Next, navigate to your NSU Email Account

6. Select the Square Dots Icon in the upper Right-Hand corner then choose Calendar.

Screenshot of the Square Dots Icon

6. Locate the gear icon at the top right of the Calendar page and click on "Settings"

screenshot of gear icon on google calendar page

7. From the left sidebar menu, click on "Add Calendar". Then, click on "From URL".

screenshot of google calendar settings menu

8. In the URL field, right-click and select "Paste" (or use the shortcut: Ctrl + V on Windows, or Command + V on Mac) to enter in the Blackboard Learn Calendar link. Once the URL had been entered, click on the "Add Calendar" button to integrate your Blackboard Calendar to your Google Calendar. 

screenshot of google calendar url field

NOTE: If you make any changes to your Blackboard Learn course calendar, it may take up to 24 hours for Google to pull the data from your Blackboard Learn calendar and sync it to your Google calendar.

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Article ID: 118760
Created
Tue 10/20/20 9:34 AM
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Tue 10/20/20 9:37 AM