Sharing your Personal Google Calendar with your Google Apps for Education Calendar

Audience: Faculty, Staff and Students

This KB Article References: Google Calendar
This Information is Intended for: Faculty, Staff, Students
Last Updated: February 14, 2017

If you would like to create and modify events for your personal Google account (@gmail.com) from your Google Apps for Education account (@stonybrook.edu), you will need to share your personal Google Calendar with your Stony Brook Google account and modify the sharing permissions.

  1. Log into your personal Google Calendar account (www.google.com/calendar) with your personal Google username and password
  2. Click the drop-down arrow next to the calendar you want to share and choose Share this Calendar
    This is an image of Google's drop-down menu for calendars.
  3. Under the Share with specific people section, enter your Stony Brook University EPO address (Firstname.Lastname@stonybrook.edu)
  4. Choose what permissions you want your Google Apps for Education account to have: (if you want to be able to add and modify events for and share your personal Google Calendar from your Google Apps for Education account, then choose Make changes AND manage sharing)
    • Make changes AND manage sharing will allow the account you share your calendar with to edit your events and share your calendar with others
    • Make changes to events will allow the account your share your calendar with to edit your events
    • See all event details will allow the account you share your calendar with to view your calendar events
    • See only free/busy (hide details) will allow the account you share your calendar with to see when you are free/busy (no event details will be disclosed)
  5. Once you have selected the desired permissions, click Save

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