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Cornell Academic Calendar in iCal Format

Here is a download, courtesy of the Instructional Technology Office of the Cornell Department of Mathematics:
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  • Due to changes in the Apple Calendar (nee iCal) publishing model, a subscription link is not available. You may also be able to copy the link to your clipboard and subscribe to it within your calendar program. In any case, you can download the ics file. See below for details.
  • CU_Calendar_2017.ics: Cornell Academic Calendar in iCalendar format.
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  • Due to changes in the Apple Calendar (nee iCal) publishing model, a subscription link is not available. You may be able to copy the link to your clipboard and subscribe to it within your calendar program. In any case, you can download the ics file. See below for details.
  • CU_Calendar_2019.ics: Cornell Academic Calendar 2018-19 in iCalendar Format
 

I have massaged the information available from the on-line web pages at:

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  into an iCalendar file for my own convenience. You may find it useful as well smile
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N.B. The 2017 Calendar is from data as found on 29 May 2016 and as stated on the page: This calendar may be subject to modification and is not legally binding.
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N.B. The 2019 Calendar is from data as found on 25 June 2018 and as stated on the page: This calendar may be subject to modification and is not legally binding.
  N.B. The 2018 Calendar is from data as found on 13 June 2017 and as stated on the page: This calendar may be subject to modification and is not legally binding.
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  N.B. The 2018 Calendar is from data as found on 13 June 2017 and as stated on the page: This calendar may be subject to modification and is not legally binding.
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 Cornell also has a page at:
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 from which you can create a custom Cornell event calendar to which you can subscribe in a variety of formats.

Table of Contents

Quick Overview:

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The file presented here is an .ics file which can be directly used by Calendar (nee iCal), and probably other software using the open iCalendar format.
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The file presented here is an .ics file which can be directly used by Calendar.app (nee iCal), and probably other software using the open iCalendar format.
 The file is available from:
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You may need to right-click the link to save the file to your hard drive. Be sure you save it with an ics extension. On some systems the files will be recognized as TEXT (which it also is) and a recommendation may be made to save it with extension txt override that recommendation and save it with the ics extension. Once downloaded, you will have an .ics file which can then be imported into Calendar for use as a private copy of the calendar.
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You may need to right-click the link to save the file to your hard drive. Be sure you save it with an ics extension. On some systems the files will be recognized as TEXT (which it also is) and a recommendation may be made to save it with extension txt override that recommendation and save it with the ics extension. Once downloaded, you will have an .ics file which can then be imported into Calendar.app for use as a private copy of the calendar.
  Alternatively, you may be able to copy the link to your clipboard and subscribe to it directly from within your calendar program. Use this method only if you do not expect to want to customize the calendar further for your own use.
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On the Mac using Calendar

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On the Mac using Calendar.app

  Instructions will be generically similar for other platforms

Download for a private copy which you can customize further to your liking

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  • You may need to Control-Click (or Right Click) to Save As... the link. On some systems the files will be recognized as TEXT (which it also is) and a recommendation may be made to save it with extension txt override that recommendation and save it with the ics extension. Once downloaded, you will have an .ics file which can then be imported into iCal for use.
  • If recognized by your browser as an iCalendar file, you may be prompted to open the file directly in iCal when downloading.
  • If not directly prompted to load into iCal, double click the downloaded file. You will probably want to open it as a new calendar, separate from any others you may have.
  • You now have a local copy of the Cornell Academic Calendar as one of your calendars in iCal.
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  • You may need to Control-Click (or Right Click) to Save As... the link. On some systems the files will be recognized as TEXT (which it also is) and a recommendation may be made to save it with extension txt override that recommendation and save it with the ics extension. Once downloaded, you will have an .ics file which can then be imported into Calendar.app for use.
  • If recognized by your browser as an iCalendar file, you may be prompted to open the file directly in Calendar.app when downloading.
  • If not directly prompted to load into Calendar.app, double click the downloaded file. You will probably want to open it as a new calendar, separate from any others you may have.
  • You now have a local copy of the Cornell Academic Calendar as one of your calendars in Calendar.app .
 

Subscribe to the calendar as read-only:

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  • Copy the link to your clipboard:
    https://twiki.math.cornell.edu/pub/ITO/CornellAcademicCalendarInICalFormat/CU_Calendar_2017.ics for the 2016-2017 Academic Year
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  • Copy the link to your clipboard:
    https://twiki.math.cornell.edu/pub/ITO/CornellAcademicCalendarInICalFormat/CU_Calendar_2019.ics for the 2018-2019 Academic Year
 
  • Copy the link to your clipboard:
    https://twiki.math.cornell.edu/pub/ITO/CornellAcademicCalendarInICalFormat/CU_Calendar_2018.ics for the 2017-2018 Academic Year
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  • Open iCal and choose Subscribe...
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  • Open Calendar.app and choose Subscribe...
 
  • Paste the URL into the area provided
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  • Customize the way the calendar is presented in iCal as desired.
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  • Customize the way the calendar is presented in Calendar.app as desired.
 

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For the 2018-2019 file I typed the entries directly into Calendar.app on my Mac.
 For the 2017-2018 file I typed the entries directly into Calendar on my Mac.

For the 2016-2017 file I typed the entries directly into Calendar on my Mac.

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