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Events: Add a new event from a template

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An event template allows you to create blueprints for new events. If you find yourself creating similar types of events, such as events with the same times, campus, description, etc., you can create an event template to save all of that information. Then, you create those types of events in the future, you won't have to retype or copy & paste that same info over and over. It can be a huge time saver!

Only Admin-level users can create event templates, but anyone can use them when creating a new event. Just select the template you want to use from the dropdown in the Add New Event modal. The info from that template will automatically be copied into your new event, so all you have to do is fine-tune it.

Example of creating an event from a template


Create an event from a template

  1. Click on Events from the command bar.
  2. Click on the calendar's title from the Modify/View Calendar column on the Calendar List tab.

creating an event from a template, part 1

  1. Click the Add New Event button.
    1. You can also click on a day in the calendar to add a new event to that date

creating an event from a template, part 2

  1. On the Add New Event modal, choose the template to use for the event from the dropdown.
  2. Click the Create Event button.

creating an event from a template, part 3

This will take you to the Add Event page, where you can configure the event's details beyond what has been set in the template. See the links below for info about the available options.