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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:

  • 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.
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  • CU_Calendar_2021.ics: Cornell Academic Calendar 2020-21 in iCalendar Format
    N.B. Excruciatingly Tentative, especially Spring Term, Due to COVID-19.
 
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I have massaged the information available from the on-line web pages at:
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For the latest calendar, I have massaged the information available from the on-line web pages at:
  into an iCalendar file for my own convenience. You may find it useful as well smile
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N.B. The 2020 Calendar is from data as found on 8 June 2019 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.
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N.B. The 2021 Calendar is from data as found on 28 August 2020. This calendar may be subject to modification and is not legally binding. Due to COVID-19, this calendar is especially tentative with minimal information for Spring 2021.

N.B. The 2020 Calendar is from data as found on 8 June 2019 and as stated on the page: This calendar may be subject to modification and is not legally binding.

  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.

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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.app 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 your calendar application.
  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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You can access the official Cornell Academic Calendar page at:
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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 Calendar.app for use.
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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_2020.ics for the 2020-2021 Academic Year
  • Copy the link to your clipboard:
    https://twiki.math.cornell.edu/pub/ITO/CornellAcademicCalendarInICalFormat/CU_Calendar_2020.ics for the 2019-2020 Academic Year
 
  • 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
  • Open Calendar.app and choose Subscribe...
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For the 2020-2021 file I typed the entries directly into Calendar.app on my Mac, massaging data into "nice" entries.
 For the 2019-2020 file I typed the entries directly into Calendar.app on my Mac.

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

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