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Google Calendar

Schedule meetings, keep track of important events, share your schedule, and create multiple calendars. Google Calendar is the main calendar system used at UC Santa Cruz.

Benefits and Features

  • Access from anywhere: Google Calendar can be accessed from any computer or device with a web browser or mobile app.
  • Stay organized: Get meeting reminders and notifications; use “time insights” to see how you spend your time; customize the appearance, notifications.
  • Collaborate: Schedule meetings, find and book available meeting rooms on campus, create and access Zoom meetings directly from your calendar.
  • Search: Use Google’s powerful advanced search to find meetings by attendees, keywords, dates, etc.
  • Advanced features: create and share multiple calendars, appointment slots, schedule repeating meetings, import/export calendars.
  • Stay secure: Google provides a secure environment and UC Santa Cruz enhances Google account security by Single Sign On (SSO) and multi-factor authentication. 


Staff, Faculty, Students


No additional cost.


Calendar Sharing Settings: The default sharing setting at UC Santa Cruz is that your Google Calendar and meetings are visible to everyone at UC Santa Cruz, including students. If you would like a more private calendar, adjust your Google Calendar privacy/sharing settings.

If you create a private meeting in Google Calendar and invite people, those attendees can change the private meeting to public only visible on their calendar. Still, there could be privacy concerns. It's good practice not to put any confidential or personal information in the event title or description. More information about keeping your private meetings private

More information about Google Calendar privacy and security settings.