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Google Calendar and Events

Google Calendar is available for faculty, staff, graduate students and undergraduate students. This document provides instructions on how to log in to your Google Calendar and create events.

New Rice Google account holders use their NetID password to login into Google.

Individuals with Rice Google accounts that were established prior to May 17, 2021, will continue to have a separate Google password that differs from their NetID password until they change one of the passwords and then the passwords will automatically be synchronized. If individuals would prefer to have one less password to remember, they may synchronize them by resetting their password at

Sign into to your Google Account

  1. Sign in to your Google Account and locate Calendar App.

Google App icons with Calendar icon circled

Or, Sign Into your Calendar

    Create Events for your Calendar

      • To create an event, click on the Create button on the upper left of the screen.

      Example Calendar screenshot

        • This will lead to a web form where the event title field is highlighted, inviting you to enter your own Event Title. For the purpose of this image, we're using Election Day.  Complete this form with the Name of the Event, Date & Time, Location, Invite Guests, Reserve Room (as necessary), etc.  Click on the Save button.

        Example Event screenshot

        Keywordscal sign in creation events date time   Doc ID68435
        OwnerDora L.GroupRice U
        Created2016-11-08 10:20 CSTUpdated2023-05-03 05:49 CST
        SitesRice University
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