University of Oregon

How to View a Google Calendar from Your UOregon Exchange Account

Audience
Faculty/Staff
Researcher
Student
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Summary
This document provides steps to view a Gmail / Google Calender using your Exchange/Outlook account. 

Google may update their back-end software and/or web interface at any time. Changes to either of these may render the following steps obsolete. These steps were accurate and correct as of 26 Dec 2012.

Requirements
For this exercise, you will need all of the following:

  • A Uoregon.edu Exchange account
  • The ICS URL of a Google calendar account (obtained in steps 5 and 6)
  • Access to a web browser

Steps

1. Login to the Gmail account  (https://gmail.google.com)

2. Click on the Calendar menu

3. On the left side, drop down the My calendars menu and choose Settings

4. On the Calendar Settings page, click on your name (or the name of your Google account)

5. In the Private Address section, RIGHT-click on the ICAL button...

6.  ... and choose "Copy Link Location" or "Copy Shortcut". (NOTE: your browser may have different menu options)

  1. Login to your UOregon Exchange account at https://outlook.uoregon.edu.

7. Click on the Calendar option in the lower-left corner

8. RIGHT-click on Other Calendars and choose Add Calendar...

9. Choose "Calendar from the Internet"  and paste in the Google Calendar URL

10. Click OK.  

Your Exchange account should now show any calendar items present in the Google Calendar. If you have any issues, please contact the Information Services Tech Desk.