Importing the NU Academic Calendar into Outlook

To import the NU Academic Calendar into your Outlook Web Access calendar:

  1. Log into OWA and go to the Calendar Module
  2. Right click on My Calendars
  3. Select Add Calendar
  4. In the Add Calendar dialog, click on the radio button for Calendar from the Internet & paste "http://www.google.com/calendar/ical/registrar%40u.northwestern.edu/public/basic.ics" (omit quotes) into the Calendar URL field
  5. Select Okay
  6. It will take a minute or so to import and sync
  7. Look under Other Calendars and rename it to NU Academic Calendar

To import the NU Academic Calendar into your Mac Outlook client:

  1. Download the Google NU Academic Calendar import file: http://www.google.com/calendar/ical/registrar%40u.northwestern.edu/public/basic.ics
  2. In Outlook for Mac, at the bottom of the navigation pane, click Calendar.
  3. In the Finder, locate the .ics file, and drag the .ics file to the Outlook Calendar grid or list.

To import the NU Academic Calendar into your Windows Outlook client:

  1. Download the Google NU Academic Calendar import file: http://www.google.com/calendar/ical/registrar%40u.northwestern.edu/public/basic.ics
  2. In Outlook for windows, at the bottom of the navigation pane, click Calendar.
  3. Choose File > Open > Import
  4. In the Import and Export Wizard in the Choose an action to perform dialog choose Import an iCalendar (.ics) or vCalendar file (.vcs)
  5. Click Next >
  6. Browse for the basic.ics file you downloaded, select it and click OK
  7. In the Do you want to open this calendar as a new calendar or import its items into your calendar? dialog, choose whichever one you prefer.