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NOTE: These steps only need to be completed upon initial set-up and can be done from the RIT network or from mymail.rit.edu


Integrating Outlook calendar with Starfish from the RIT Network

Watch the video below or scroll down for step-by-step directions. 


  1. Login to Outlook.
  2. In the Calendar display, expand My calendars, then right-click on Calendar. 
  3. Click Share and then Calendar Permissions from the menu that appears.
  4. The Calendar Properties window will open, select the Permissions tab and then click the Add button. 
  5. The Add Users window will open. Type Starfish in the top Search box for the Global Address List. Click on the Starfish entry.
  6. Click the Add -> button at the bottom of the Add Users window, Starfish will now appear in the text box.
  7. Click the OK button.
  8. The Calendar Properties window will be visible again on the Permissions tab, select Starfish from the list.
  9. In the Permission Level dropdown, select Reviewer.
  10. Confirm the following details are marked:
    Read = Full Details
    Delete Items = None
    Other = Folder visible
  11. Click OK to apply the changes.
  12. Access Starfish through: 
    1. myCourses by clicking the Starfish button or the hyperlink
    2. SIS by clicking the Starfish button in your advisor center 
  13. From the Starfish homepage, click the navigation Menu in the upper left corner of the screen

    1. Click the arrow next to your name to display a drop-down menu
    2. Select Email Notifications

  14. At the bottom of the Appointment Notifications section highlighted in blue, check the box labeled Read busy times from my external Exchange calendar.
  15. Click Submit
  16. Click the Appointments tab at the top of the Starfish page and then click the Week tab
  17. Your Outlook appointments should now be visible in your Starfish calendars; if they are not showing, try refreshing the Starfish page


Integrating Outlook calendar with Starfish from mymail.rit.edu

  1. Navigate to https://mymail.rit.edu.
  2. Click the orange Click Here for Outlook Web Access button.
  3. Enter your RIT username and password, click sign in.
  4. Click the Calendar tab in the navigation bar at the top of the window.
  5. Click the Share button at the top of the page.
  6. In the new window, add starfish@rit.edu in the Share with: field.
  7. In the Calendar dropdown select  the appropriate calendar (in most cases it will be your main calendar titled Calendar).
  8. Click the Send button in the upper left-hand corner of the window.
  9. Access Starfish through: 
    1. myCourses by clicking the Starfish button or the hyperlink
    2. SIS by clicking the Starfish button in your advisor center 
  10. From the Starfish homepage, click the navigation Menu in the upper left corner of the screen

    1. Click the arrow next to your name to display a drop-down menu
    2. Select Email Notifications

  11. At the bottom of the Appointment Notifications section highlighted in blue, check the box labeled Read busy times from my external Exchange calendar.
  12. Click Submit
  13. Click the Appointments tab at the top of the Starfish page and then click the Week tab
  14. Your Outlook appointments should now be visible in your Starfish calendars; if they are not showing, try refreshing the Starfish page or logging out and then back in.

 

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