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Submit events

Submit your event to the UMass Dartmouth university calendar. All entries will be vetted before approved for publishing.

Submit an event

Let's get started

  • Go to umassd.edu/calendar
  • Scroll down to the bottom of the navigation on the left. Click the Submit an Event link in the left column to begin the submission process.
Read through this screen

Overview and tips page

Be sure to read through the information on this page, as it provides advice for creating a high-quality calendar entry. Click the Start link in the upper-right to proceed.

Event details

Events Details Page

  • Enter a Title for your event into the field provided. Remember that descriptive titles attract a bigger audience.
  • Use the controls to select a Start Date and Time for the event.
  • Select an End Date or Duration for the event.
  • Enter an event Description. This field does not allow HTML or other formatting. Only plain text and line breaks are permitted.
  • If needed, add information about the event Cost and an event web page (Event URL). Note that fields with names in italic text are optional.
  • Click the next link on the right side to proceed.

Recurring events

It is advised that recurring events are entered separately for each date. 

Select Location

  • Use the dropdown menu to choose from a list of locations.
  • If the specific location you would like is not available, you can select the building or nearest match. It is also possible to
    select the Other on campus location or Unlisted off campus location options.
  • If the location you selected is not exact, be sure to click the previous link, and add the location details to the event description.
  • You can also add a new location. Select CREATE NEW LOCATION, and enter the appropriate information into the fields below.
  • Click the next link on the right side to proceed.

Select Contact

  • Use the dropdown to choose from a list of contact organizations.
  • If the specific organization you would like is not available, you can add a new one. Select CREATE NEW CONTACT, and enter the appropriate information into the fields below.
  • If you would like to include a specific contact name, email address, and/or phone number, be sure to click the previous link, and add the contact details to the event description.
  • Click the next link on the right side to proceed.
Select categories list

Topical areas

Use the checkboxes to select an audience. The choices made here determine what types of users will see your event when they view the myUMassD portal calendar.

Use the checkboxes to select appropriate topical areas. This will help people to find your event using the calendar search features and determines where they can be found on umassd.edu. Do not check off all topical areas. Admins will not approve events where all topical areas are checked.

Click the next link on the right side to proceed.

Your contact information

  • Enter your email address and any comments into the field provided. Only calendar admins that monitor calendar requests will see this information.
  • Click the Previous link on the right to review your choices and make any changes before submission.
  • Click the submit for approval button on the right side to proceed.

Approval

Your event is submitted for approval, and a confirmation page is displayed. You will shortly receive an email message to let you know that your event submission was received. Please allow three business days for your event to be processed. You will receive an additional email message once your request is approved or denied. For questions about event approvals, as well as new Locations and Contacts, please contact calendar@umassd.edu.

You can also check the status of an event by clicking the My Pending Events tab at the top of the Event Submission screen.

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