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Setting Due Dates with Calendar 

The Calendar is a tool which allows you to create, view and organise events for your course. This guide demonstrates how you can set, edit and manage due dates with your Calendar.  

Step One: Access Set Due Dates 

accessing calendar

  1. Click Tools.
  2. Click Calendar. 

Step Two: Select your item/content

  1. Click Set Due Dates

set due dates

  1. A window will pop up.  This lists all items/content in your course.  Select circle (Radio button) next to item with which you need to associate a due date.

Tip: If you like to set a due date on lower levels of categories (indicated with > on the right), keep clicking onto the > which will take you to the next level. The number of levels you go down is indicated at the top (as shown in the red square area below).

Set a due date

  1. Click Add to close the window. 

lower level event

Step Three: Set up due dates

set up due dates

By clicking Add above, it will take you to another area where you can edit the task. 

  1. Give a title. 
  2. Write a description. 
  3. Set a due date of the task. 
  4. Click Save. 

Tip: By clicking on No Due Date, you can set a due date (or Start Date or End Date). 

Step Four: Edit due date

edit due date

  1. Go into the Calendar area and click on the event.
  2. This will give you a pop-up window. Click Edit to go to edit the content. 

Step Five: Delete due date

delete due date

To delete due dates,

  1. Click on the event in the calendar. 
  2. Click Delete this time. 
  3. Click Yes, when prompted to confirm.

Further Support

Visit the VU Collaborate Help site[https://blendedlearning.vu.edu.au] for up to date information and resources on blended learning. Provide feedback on this help resource by visiting the Help Site Feeback forum [https://blendedlearning.vu.edu.au/forum/helpsite-feedback.html].

Contact ITS Service Desk on (03) 9919 2777 or via self-service[http://servicedesk.vu.edu.au] for further technical support.



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