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The Calendar tool allows the creation and management of course events. In the course Calendar, instructors can
set up recurring events and display Start, Due, and End dates from tools such as Submissions or Quizzes. The scope of the Calendar can also
be modified within the tool. The Calendar can be accessed by students and instructors through the
Course Home page. Instructors can also access the Calendar through
Students will see up to 14 upcoming events or deadlines in the Calendar widget on the Course Home page. Students can access the full Calendar from the widget and subscribe to it with a preferred calendar software, like Google Calendar, Outlook, or iPhone calendar.
Use the Calendar tool to create events from scratch as well as to show Due dates for Content or assignments already built into the course. See Adding Calendar Events for more information.