The University's central events calendar system is maintained under a distributed administration model, with contributors from all corners of the campus.
Where can I find the Events Calendar?
Find the Events Calendar at http://eventscalendar.queensu.ca and through links on Queen's home page, either by clicking the "Events Calendar" text in the event feed or in the Information links near the bottom of the page .
Who manages the Events Calendar?
Queen's Events Calendar is managed by the University Marketing and maintained by IT Services. Please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for assistance.
Who can post events to the Events Calendar?
Events can be posted by faculty, staff (including student staff) and members of the student government, or by others upon special request.
What type of events can be posted on the Events Calendar?
Queen's Events Calendar can be used to promote:
- Queen's-sanctioned events happening on campus
- Queen's-sanctioned happening off campus
- Community events happening on campus
Some areas of the University, such as the Registrar and Human Rights Office, may also use the calendar to promote important dates (eg. add-drop deadlines and faith dates).
Do I need an account to post items on the Events Calendar?
Yes. Please go to the Admin and Access page for more information
How do events appear on Queen's home page?
Queen's home page Events Calendar items automatically appear via an RSS feed from the calendar. Some events are also spotlighted with text and a graphic further down on the homepage. If you would like your event to be considered for spotlighting on the homepage, please e-mail email@example.com. With few exceptions, event notices are not promoted through our home page news items, which are pulled from Queen's Gazette. Please contact News and Media Services for more information on event news.
About the Bedework calendar system
Queen's Events Calendar has been built with the Bedework open-source, institutional calendar system for higher education. Bedework has been designed to conform to current calendaring standards.