Access and Subscribe to district Google Calendars

The district utilizes a number of shared Google Calendars to keep track of the schedules of each school, meetings, and Professional Development opportunities. The majority of the shared Google Calendars can be accessed from the Staff Start Page at http://start.bsd-ri.net

Viewing a District Shared Google Calendar

If you simply want to view one of the district’s shared Google Calendars, you can access them right from the Staff Start Page. You may be prompted to sign in with your district Google account if the calendar is not accessible to the public.

  1. Go to http://start.bsd-ri.net
  2. Click on one of tabs at the top of the page
  3. Click on link to view a shared calendar. You may be prompted to sign in with your district Google account if the calendar is not accessible to the public

Subscribing to a District Shared Google Calendar

If you want to be able to access one of the district’s shared Google Calendars right from your own personal Calendar, you can add/subscribe to the calendar and the events will appear as a new layer on your own Calendar.

  1. Go to http://start.bsd-ri.net
  2. Click on one of tabs at the top of the page
  3. Click on link to view a shared calendar. You may be prompted to sign in with your district Google account if the calendar is not accessible to the public
  4. Click the “+Google Calendar” button at the bottom right of the calendar
  5. Click “Yes, add this calendar”
  6. After a few moments, the shared calendar will appear on the left in the “Other calendars” list and you will see shared events appear on your own Google Calendar
  7. You toggle the view of any calendar by clicking on it’s name on the left side of the screen. This makes it easy to show and hide events if your Calendar gets too visually cluttered