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How do I add a list of my department's events from the College of Engineering Calendar?

The CoE Events widget displays up to two events with date, event name, and a link to more information. The event details are obtained from the main College of Engineering Events Calendar, and may be filtered based on department, topic, and other criteria.

To add the widget to your site, first navigate to the widgets panel by going to your site's Dashboard and selecting Appearance, then Widgets:

Drag the CoE Events widget into the Right Widgets. Under Title:, enter the desired title of the widget. Then open a new browser window, go to the College Event Calendar at http://www.engin.umich.edu/college/about/cal/event-calendar. Use the FILTERS button to filter the events by the available criteria drop-down menus, e.g.:

Once your desired FILTERS are selected, copy the resulting text for the URL in your browser's address bar, but only the text after the symbol:

Go back to the Widget panel for your site, First, add a # symbol to the end of the default URL that's already listed in the widget. Finally, paste the copied URL text to the end and click Save. For example:

Note: The CoE Events widget will only be visible on the website if there are future events on the College calendar for the selected Department/Organization.