This topic covers how to create, edit, and delete an event category. Event categories organize events and communicate information about them at a glance. You and other users can filter events on the calendar by selecting a category.

To manage calendar event categories, follow these steps:

  1. On the navigation bar, click Communication > Calendar.

    The Calendar tab opens.

  2. Click New Event.
  3. In the Event dialog box, locate Select Category, and complete any of the following options:

    • Create a new category:
      1. Next to Select Category, click New.
      2. In the Add Calendar Category dialog box, type the Category name.
      3. In the Choose Color drop-down list, select a color, and then click Apply.

        Note: To allow teachers to use the category, select the Allow Teachers to use this category check box.
      4. Click Save.
    • Edit an existing category:
      1. In the Select Category drop-down list, select a category, and then click Edit.
      2. In the Edit Calendar Category dialog box, edit the category name, color, and teacher access, and then click Save.
    • Delete an existing category:
      • In the Select Category drop-down list, select a category, and then click Delete.
  4. In the Event dialog box, click Cancel to exit without creating an event.
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