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Exchange - Create an Event in OWA

Last Updated: 08/19/2015
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The Calendar feature is likely one of the biggest advantages of the Exchange system. This document covers how to create an event in your Exchange calendar in the Outlook Web Application (OWA). You can also invite others to your event, as well as schedule resources.

This tutorial is operating system independent.

Step 1

Go to and enter your Identikey and password.

Step 2

Click the Calendar button on the navigation pane.

Step 3

Click the New Appointment button.

Step 4

Enter in the details for your event. When inviting others, be sure to make a title that others can recognize and put in the location. Put in the Start time and End time that you would prefer (you can check other’s availabilities soon). You can also put in notes for all attendees.

Step 5

You can also set a Recurrence if you want the event to repeat. To do this click the Recurrence button.

Step 6

If you choose to have the event to reoccur, a Reoocurence screen will pop-up. Choose your settings, which include the Recurrence Pattern and Range of Reoccurence. Click Save when you have chosen your settings.

Step 7

You can change how the event is set – Busy, Tentative, Free, or Out of Office from the Show time as: drop-down menu. Others will be able to see these as well, and this setting assists in other viewing your calendar and setting up meetings.

Step 8

When you have completed setting these different options click the Save and Close button. The event will now appear in your calendar.

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