Calendar (via Office 365)

Calendaring is provided as part of Office 365. Office 365 is offered to all staff, faculty and students at the University of Guelph (including all affiliate campuses) and the University of Guelph-Humber.

Service details

Calendaring can be accessed in several ways: Outlook Web App  (OWA - refers to email, calendar, contacts (people) and tasks),  Mobile Devices, and Outlook DesktopFor additional information regarding which features are available in the Outlook Web App compared to the desktop version of Microsoft Outlook and to help decide which version is best for you, visit the following link to Microsoft Support: Compare Outlook, Outlook Web App and Mail & Calendar appsTo get started with Outlook 2016 for Mac checkout our Online User Guide for Outlook 2016 for Mac.


There is no charge for this service.

Additional resources from Microsoft Support:

If you need help or have questions about the service, please email us at or check our CCS Help Services page for more ways to contact us:

There may be scheduled maintenance or a service issue occurring. Please refer to CCS System Status Page for more information:

Microsoft position on online access to Office 365

Item Expectation
Service availability 24x7 except for scheduled maintenance (see CCS System Status schedule).
Service requests and problems Response time varie depending on the nature of the issue.

Accounts are created automatically when your Central Login Account is created. Accounts use the same username and password as your Central Login Account. 

To access Calendar directly using a web browser, link to These browsers are supported:

  • Microsoft Internet Explorer
  • Mozilla Firefox
  • Apple Safari
  • Google Chrome

Calendar is also available via email desktop clients (Microsoft Outlook 2016 is recommended and supported by CCS) and mobile devices. You can find extensive information and support on the use of Office 365, by going to our Office 365 web pages.