Managing Calendar Tasks

Located in the Calendar, Tasks can help to keep course events distinct from your personal tasks.  Use Tasks to break up a big assignment into sub-tasks to stay on top of all your due dates.

Access Tasks

  1. Go to Resources > Calendar.

​​​Identifies the Calendar link.Identifies Tasks area of Calendar.

Create tasks

  1. Enter the name of the task in the Add a task field.
  2. Click the task name to add or edit a due date, add notes to your task, or delete your task.
    Shows Add a task field.

Adding task details

  1. Click the task name to show task details.
  2. If your task does not have a due date, click directly on the No due date text to bring up a date selector field, then select a due date, and click the Save due date icon.
  3. Click on the Add a note... field to add explanatory notes to your task. Click outside the text field to save your note.Shows task optional settings.

Mark a task complete

  • Select the check box beside the task name in the task pane. The task disappears from view, but remains in your searchable task archive.Identifies completion checkbox.

Marking all tasks complete

  • Select Set all Complete from the Tasks context menu.
NOTE: Tasks will only disappear when you mark them complete if you select Hide completed tasks in the drop-down list under Completed Tasks in  Settings.

Display or hide completed tasks

  1. Click Settings in the calendar views area.Identifies Calendar Settings link.

  2. Under Completed Tasks, select your preferred setting for completed tasks using the drop-down list.Identifies the Completed Tasks settings.

  3. Bring up a list of completed tasks by clicking View Completed Tasks in the task pane.Identifies Completed Tasks link.

Adjusting upcoming tasks default durations

  1. Click Settings in the calendar views area.
  2. In the Tasks Options section, select your preferred Upcoming Tasks Default Durations using the drop-down list.Identifies the Completed Tasks settings.