Some departments have public calendars, which you can add to Outlook.

These calendars are stored in public folders and sometimes need to be re-added if you update your copy of Outlook or change computers.

To add a public calendar to Outlook, follow the instructions for your operating system, or for the Outlook Web App in the my.UQ dashboard.

These instructions are for Outlook 2016.

  1. Open Outlook.
  2. Click the ellipsis icon (3 dots), then click 'Folders'.
  3. Click 'Public Folders', then expand 'All Public Folders' until you find the calendar you're after.
  4. Right click the calendar and select 'Add to Favorites...'
  5. Click the 'Add' button to finish.

Go to your calendar by clicking the calendar icon. The public calendar will appear under 'Other calendars' in the side menu. Tick the box to have the calendar appear next to yours.

These instructions are for Outlook for Mac.

  1. Open Outlook.
  2. Go to the 'Tools' menu at the very top of your screen and select 'Public Folders'.
  3. Find the calendar you're after, then click 'Subscribe'. Close the window.

Go to your calendar by clicking the calendar icon. The public calendar will appear under 'Subscribed Public Folders' in the side menu. Tick the box to have the calendar appear next to yours.

  1. Log in to the my.UQ dashboard and click 'Email'.
  2. In the side menu, right click 'Folders' and select 'Add public folder to Favorites'.
  3. Expand the folders until you find the calendar you're after.
  4. Select the calendar, then click the 'Add Public Folder' button (star icon) at the top of the pane.

The public calendar will appear in the Calendar section under 'Other calendars' in the side menu. Click the calendar to view it.

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