Difference between revisions of "Reserve a room or resource in Google Calendar"

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# Login to your RCS Google Calendar at http://calendar.riverdale.edu
# Login to your RCS Google Calendar at http://calendar.riverdale.edu
# Create a new event by either clicking and dragging in the calendar or by clicking the large, red '''Create Event''' button on the left side of the calendar screen
# Create a new event by either clicking and dragging in the calendar or by clicking the large, red '''Create Event''' button on the left side of the calendar screen
## [[Image:Google Calendar Edit event.jpg|thumbnail]]If you choose to create an event by clicking and dragging, click on '''Edit Event''' to go to the screen where you can reserve a room. <br clear="all">
#* [[Image:Google Calendar Edit event.jpg|thumbnail]]If you choose to create an event by clicking and dragging, click on '''Edit Event''' to go to the screen where you can reserve a room. <br clear="all">
# [[Image:Google Calendar Time range.jpg|thumbnail]]In the '''Create Event''' screen, check the time range on your event - if you have a 50 minute period, you may have to manually type your period's end time in the end time box.
# [[Image:Google Calendar Time range.jpg|thumbnail]]In the '''Create Event''' screen, check the time range on your event - if you have a 50 minute period, you may have to manually type your period's end time in the end time box.
## Check the repeating status of your event. If this event will be happening weekly, daily or biweekly, take advantage of the '''Repeat''' check box.<br clear="all">
# Check the repeating status of your event. If this event will be happening weekly, daily or biweekly, take advantage of the '''Repeat''' check box.<br clear="all">
#[[Image:Google Calendar Select rooms.jpg|thumbnail]]Once you are sure your dates and times are correct, you can begin adding a room/resource to your event.  To do this, Click on the '''Rooms''' link on the right side of the '''Create Event''' page. <br clear="all">
#[[Image:Google Calendar Select rooms.jpg|thumbnail]]Once you are sure your dates and times are correct, you can begin adding a room/resource to your event.  To do this, Click on the '''Rooms''' link on the right side of the '''Create Event''' page. <br clear="all">
# To search for your room/resource, you may either click on the campus you need and scroll through the available rooms/resources, or you may use the search bar to search for its name.
# To search for your room/resource, you may either click on the campus you need and scroll through the available rooms/resources, or you may use the search bar to search for its name.
##[[Image:Google Calendar type room name to search.jpg|thumbnail]]'''NOTE:''' Please note the '''Show only available''' check box - if this box is checked, your list will only display available rooms/resources.  If you wish to see '''all''', even if they are not available, uncheck this box.<br clear="all">
#*[[Image:Google Calendar type room name to search.jpg|thumbnail]]Note the '''Show only available''' check box - if this box is checked, your list will only display available rooms/resources.  If you wish to see '''all''', even if they are not available, uncheck this box.<br clear="all">
# [[Image:Google Calendar rooms click to add.jpg|thumbnail]]Once you find the room/resource you want to book and it is available, click the '''Add''' link next to the room/resource name to add it to your event. Doing this should fill in the location field to your event as well.<br clear="all">
# [[Image:Google Calendar rooms click to add.jpg|thumbnail]]Once you find the room/resource you want to book and it is available, click the '''Add''' link next to the room/resource name to add it to your event. Doing this should fill in the location field to your event as well.<br clear="all">