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Minnesota State University, Mankato
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MavConnect and Outlook Integration

Page address: http://www.mnsu.edu/mavconnect/outlookintegration.html

In order for busy time to be imported into MavConnect by Starfish from your Outlook calendar, you must share your calendar with starfish@campus.mnsu.edu. To do this, complete the appropriate steps below depending on what calendar application you are using. 

 

Instructions for Calendar Sharing in: Microsoft 365 I Outlook 2013 I Outlook 2010 I Outlook 2007 I Outlook 2003

 

Calendar Sharing in Microsoft 365

  1. In your Microsoft 365 Calendar, select the Share > Share This Calendar option. 
  2. Add the MavConnect calendar user (Starfish) in the Share With field and select the Full Details option. Otherwise, the integration will not work properly. 
 
 

    3. Log into MavConnect and click on your profile/name.

 
 
    4. Select the Email Preferences Tab in MavConnect and check the Read Busy Times from My External Calendar box. Click Submit to save your preferences. 
 
 
 

Calendar Sharing in Outlook 2013

  1. In the calendar display in Outlook, right-click on My Calendars>Calendar. 
  2. Select Share > Calendar Permissions from the menu that appears. 
 

 

  3. Click the Add.... button in the Permissions tab that appears in the Calendar Properties window. 

 
 

  4. Search for Starfish in the Global Address List and select the Starfish entry. 

  5. Click the Add -> button at the bottom of the Add Users window.

  6. Click the OK button.

  7. Select the entry for Starfish from the list at the top of the Permissions tab in the Calendar Properties window. 

  8. Select Reviewer from the Permission Level list. 

 
 
  9. Select Confirm the following details are marked: 
Read = Full Details
Delete Items = None
Other = Folder visible
 
  10. Click OK to apply the changes.
 
  11. Log into MavConnect and click on your profile/name.
 
  12. Select the Email Preferences Tab in MavConnect and check the Read Busy Times from My External Calendar box. Click Submit to save your preferences. 
 
 
 

Calendar Sharing in Outlook 2010

  1. In the calendar display in Outlook, right-click on My Calendars>Calendar. 
  2. Select Share > Calendar Permissions from the menu that appears. 
 
 

  3. Click the Add.... button in the Permissions tab that appears in the Calendar Properties window. 

 
 

 4. Search for Starfish in the Global Address List and select the Starfish entry. 

  5. Click the Add -> button at the bottom of the Add Users window.

  6. Click the OK button.

  7. Select the entry for Starfish from the list at the top of the Permissions tab in the Calendar Properties window. 

  8. Select Reviewer from the Permission Level list. 

 
 

 9. Select Confirm the following details are marked: 

Read = Full Details
Delete Items = None
Other = Folder visible
 
  10. Click OK to apply the changes.
 
  11. Log into MavConnect and click on your profile/name.
 
  12. Select the Email Preferences Tab in MavConnect and check the Read Busy Times from My External Calendar box. Click Submit to save your preferences. 
 

 

 

Calendar Sharing in Outlook 2007

  1. In the calendar display in Outlook, right-click on My Calendars>Calendar. 
  2. In Select Change Sharing Permissions from the menu that appears.
 

 

  3. Click the Add.... button in the Permissions tab that appears in the Calendar Properties window. 

  4. Search for Starfish in the Global Address List and select the Starfish entry. 

  5. Click the Add -> button at the bottom of the Add Users window.

  6. Click the OK button.

  7. Select the entry for Starfish from the list at the top of the Permissions tab in the Calendar Properties window. 

 
 
 9. Select Confirm the following details are marked: 
Read = Full Details
Delete Items = None
Other = Folder visible
 
  10. Click OK to apply the changes.
 
  11. Log into MavConnect and click on your profile/name.
 
  12. Select the Email Preferences Tab in MavConnect and check the Read Busy Times from My External Calendar box. Click Submit to save your preferences. 
 
 
 

Calendar Sharing in Outlook 2003

 

  1. In Calendar, in the Navigatin Pane, click Share My Calendar. 

  2. Click Add. 

  3. In the Add Users dialog box, in the Type Name or Select from List box, enter the name of the Starfish account.

  4. In the Name box, click the name of the account you just added.

  5. Under Permissions, in the Permissions Level list, select the Reviewer permission to assign permissions to the Starfish account.