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Adding Calendar Items to the Digital Signage

If you have been given permissions you can add calendar items to the scrolling list on the digital signage in Moore Hall and the GSE&IS Building. 

Adding the calendar to your account


When permissions are granted you will get an email with the subject "Share Created: Calendar shared by Reach Calendar"  In order to accept the shared calendar you must log into webmail at https://mail.gseis.ucla.edu.  Find the email in your Inbox and click on it and you should see this:

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Click on the Accept Share button.  You will now see this box:

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You can change the color to any colour you like.  Make sure "Do not send mail about this share" is selected and click Yes.

Click on the Calendar tab and make sure Reach Calendar's Calendar is checked.

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You will now be able to make calendar entries.

Adding Calendar Entries


Log into webmail at 
https://mail.gseis.ucla.edu and click the Calendar tab.

Click on New then Appointment

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You will be given a blank event to fill out:


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Enter the event title as the Subject, the location (preferred format is Building Room, e.g. Moore 3340 or GSE&IS 111), and the start and end dates and time.  Make sure that Reach Calendar's Calendar is selected.  You can optionally set a repeat interval.  All of the other information is ignored by the digital signage.  When you are done click Save & Close.

The digital signage updates once per hour at about 20 past the hour.  This is a sample entry:

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