Create an Event


In this topic you will learn how to create an event using the Event Wizard.


  1. Click the Event Wizard tab.

    Step 1
  2. Begin by entering information about your event:


    Fields marked with an Asterisk * are required fields and must be filled out before submitting an event.


    Event Status:   The left-hand corner of the Event Wizard provides an event completion of required fields and scheduling conflicts.

    Step 2
  3. Click in the Event Name field.

    Step 3
  4. Enter a name for the event.  In this example, we'll enter "Department Meeting".

    Step 4
  5. Event Type:


    Click in the Event Type field.

    Step 5
  6. Enter information that best describes your event.   In this example, our event is a meeting.   Begin by typing "me"

    Step 6
  7. 25 LIVE will return suggestions.   Select Meeting.

    Step 7
  8. Primary Organization for this Event:


    Click to search for a department or organization.

    Step 8
  9. Begin to enter your department or organization.

    In this example, enter "inf".  25 LIVE will return suggestions. 

    Step 9
  10. In this example, we'll select INFORMATION SERVICES.

    Step 10
  11. Click Next ► 

    Step 11
  12. Expected Head Count:


    Enter / select the expected head count


    Step 12
  13. In this example, we'll enter 15.

    Step 13
  14. Enter a description for your event.   This is public information about your event and will be posted to university calendars.


    In this example, our event is:  Information Services Department Meeting.

    Step 14
  15. Click Next ► 

    Step 15
  16. Does this event have more than one occurrence?


    In this example, select No

    Step 16
  17. Event Date and Time:  Select the date / time of the actual event.


    Use the calendar to select the date.   Please check Date Restriction  (on the right).

    Step 17
  18. In this example, we'll select Wednesday, December 17 

    Step 18
  19. Select the Event Start: time:

    Step 19
  20. Select a start time of 1:30 pm 

    Step 20
  21. Select the Event End: time for the event.  In this example, the meeting is one hour in length and will end at 2:30pm.

    Step 21
  22. Indicate if setup or takedown time is required.


    Click Next ► 

    Step 22
  23. Event Location:   Find and select a location for your event.


    You can search your Starred Locations, search by Location Name, search by Saved Locations, or perform an Advanced Search.

    Step 23
  24. In this example, we'll search by Location Name.

    Step 24
  25. Enter a location.   In this example, we'll enter Anderson.

    Step 25
  26. Press [Enter].

    Step 26
  27. You can further define your search by showing  only locations that do not have a time conflict and / or enforce head count.


    After making your selections, click the Refresh button.

    Step 27
  28. Locations with your selected criteria will be displayed. 


    In this example, we'll select Anderson Hall, Room 17 (AND017) for our meeting.


    Step 28
  29. Click Next ► 

    Step 29
  30. Search and Select Event Resources.


    In this example, we do not require resources.


    Click Next ► 

    Step 30
  31. Select Custom Attributes:


    We do not require Custom Attributes for this event.


    Click Next ► 

    Step 31
  32. Add Comments / Notes:


    There are no additional Comments for this event.


    Click Next ► 

    Step 32
  33. Affirmation:


    Please review your event details and click I agree.

    Step 33
  34. Click Next ► 

    Step 34
  35. Verify or change the Event State:


    Click Tentative.  The event is scheduled, but is awaiting Confirmation from its Scheduler

    Step 35
  36. Click Save 

    Step 36
  37. Under which heading would you like to save this event:


    Click the radio button which best describes your event. 


    Selecting “I Don’t Know” will delay processing your request.  It is recommended you not pick the "I Don't Know" option.


    In this example, we'll select ADMINISTRATIVE EVENTS 2014/2015 

    Step 37
  38. Click Save 

    Step 38
  39. Your event has been successfully submitted.


    Click Close

    Step 39

After completing this topic, you know how to create an event in 25 Live.