The UI Events Calendar drives website events listings (like Campus Activities Board or APACC) on the web.

Adding your event, step-by-step

  1. Log in to here with your Hawk ID
  2. Choose "add new event"
  3. Fill out the form with your event details
  4. Include a detailed event description to keep your audience informed
  5. Tag your event: this is important! What tags do I use?
  6. Under "unit(s)" – choose relevant units related to the event (see "adding event to your website" below)
  7. Submit your event!

After submitted, your event will be approved before appearing on websites and calendars. Write to for more information on that process.


What tags do I use?

Adding tags makes events appear on multiple websites. 

When you tag an event before adding it to the calendar, your tag can make that same event appear on various websites, like your own!

Below are some common tags used in the Division of Student Life, and how those events will appear when tagged. 

Tag guide for DSL websites

Most MISSE event tags are found under "Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion" in "General Interest" when adding your event. 

Tag type Event tag in calendar Website / effect of adding tag
Unit Multicultural and International Student Support Programs MISSE
General Interest Asian Pacific American Heritage Month APAHM on misse site
General Interest LNACC in Action Week LNACC in Action Week
General Interest APACC Week APACC Week
General Interest Black Excellence Week Black Excellence Week
General Interest Black History Month Black History Month
General Interest LGBTQ History Month LGBTQ History Month
General Interest Latinx Heritage Month Latinx Heritage Month
General Interest Native American Heritage Month Native American Heritage Month
General Interest Pride Week Pride Week


DSL unit tags are found under Department > Division of Student Life    

Tag type Event tag in calendar Website / effect of adding tag
Unit Student Engagement and Campus Programs  Leadership and Engagement Site
Unit Division of Student Life Division of Student Life

These are usually a series of events that include many different units.

Select General Interest > Student Life to see these tags

Tag type Event tag in calendar Website / effect of adding tag
General Interest Student Life > Engaged Hawkeyes Week Add to Engaged Hawkeyes Week page

Where do I add the tags?

The place to add tags to your event (called "filters" in the calendar) is on the "add event" page at The image below shows what the fields look like. 

You can find this page here (click on "add event")

image of tag adding ... demo