School Settings: Exporting Calendars


Hilary Dudek -

Follow these instructions to sync your Handshake calendar with your Outlook or Google Calendar. Please note that the calendar export URL for your personal Handshake calendar (found in your user settings) looks exactly the same as the one for your school's Handshake calendar (found in your school settings), but each do different things, as shown below.


To sync your personal Handshake Calendar which will include:

  • Appointments
  • Events
  • Interview slots
  • Applications (students only)
  1. Click the main drop down menu
  2. Select User Settings
  3. Copy the link in the Calendar Export section or download a static iCalendar file
    • ​​Note: a static iCalendar file will not be automatically updated 
To sync your school calendar with your personal calendar which will include: 
  • Hosted events
  • Owned events
  • Attending events
  • Career Fairs
  1. Click the main drop down menu
  2. Select School Settings
  3. Copy the link in the Calendar Export section or download a static iCalendar file
    • Note: a static iCalendar file will not be automatically updated 

Calendar Specific Instructions:

Once you have your Calendar Export link, you will need to add it to your Calendar. There are many Calendar apps out there, with some that are included built into your Operating System. We have included links to instructions for some of the most popular calendar applications below. You may need to refer to the instruction manual for your Calendar application to locate where to add an ICS URL if you don't use one of the calendars below.

Outlook Calendar

Google Calendar*

Office 365 Calendar

*Note: It may take up to 12 hours to see updates to your Google Calendar from Handshake. This is a Google setting and Handshake can not modify this setting.

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