EMS Calendar Feed

Any Penn Law calendar available on https://calendar.law.upenn.edu can be accessed directly in Outlook. The calendar can be turned on and off and appear side-by-side or overlaid with your personal calendar.

Add an EMS Calendar Feed in Outlook

You can create a custom EMS Calendar Feed for the specific events you are interested in. You can select from a number of calendars including the Academic Calendar, CLE Events, and Faculty Events.

  1. Visit the EMS Calendar Feed Subscription page.
  2. Select calendars using the gold arrows. Select Calendars
  3. Select iCalendar Feed as your Subscription Method.
  4. Click on the Subscribe button. An Outlook dialog will appear.
  5. Click Yes to add the calendar.

Tip: You can rename your iCal Feed by right-clicking on the calendar in the Navigation Pane and choosing Rename.

View Multiple Calendars in Outlook

After adding calendars to Outlook, you will see them listed in the Navigation Pane. Select or deselect the checkboxes in the Navigation Pane to show or hide a calendar.

Calendars

Overlay Mode & Side-By-Side Mode

You can also overlay calendars to see transparent calendars stacked on top of each other. This view is useful when you want to find a common free time slot on several different calendars.

To see calendars together in overlay mode, click the View in Overlay Mode arrow on the calendar tab.

Calendar Tab

To restore side-by-side mode, click the View in Side-By-Side Mode arrow on the calendar tab.

Calendar Tabs

Add a Meeting to your Primary Calendar

You can add a meeting to your primary calendar by dragging it onto your personal calendar when in side-by-side mode, as shown below.

Note: When using Outlook 2003 or 2007, you'll need to take care that you position the copy in the exact same time slot.

Add Meeting

Add an EMS Calendar Feed in iCal (Mac OS)

Below are additional instructions for adding the EMS Calendar feed on Macs. Only Apple iCal supports calendar subscriptions. DO NOT attempt to add this calendar to Microsoft Entourage.

  1. Visit the EMS Calendar Feed Subscription page.
  2. Select calendars using the gold arrows.
  3. Select iCalendar Feed as your Subscription Method.
  4. Highlight and copy the Http iCal Link on the Subscription page.
  5. In iCal, from the Calendar menu, choose Subscribe.
  6. Paste the iCal Link you just copied and click Subscribe.
  7. Enter a name for your calendar, set the auto-refresh frequency under advanced preferences, and click OK.

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