Subscribe Using Your Desktop or Laptop Computer

Desktop Mail Client

Select this option if you are using a desktop mail client (i.e. Outlook, Thunderbird, Mac Mail, etc.)

1. Open your internet browser and go to: http://ogaps.tamu.edu/calendars/.

2. Select the “Add to calendar” link under the calendar you wish to subscribe to.

3.Your computer will attempt to send the calendar to your default mail client for the computer. You should first be prompted with permission to open the link in your default mail program. Select ‘Allow’ if the program section lists the program you wish to use.

(Example image shown is using Outlook 2010.)

4. Your computer may also warn you of security risks associated with opening downloaded files from the internet. Click ‘Allow’ to continue subscribing to an OGAPS calendar.

5. Finally, your mail client may ask you if you would like to “Add this Internet Calendar” and “subscribe to updates”. Select Yes and proceed to view your calendar. You should be able to view the OGAPS calendar.

(Example image shown is using Outlook 2010.)

Internet WebMail Client

Select this option if you are using an internet webmail client (i.e. TAMU, GMail, Yahoo!, etc.).

1. Open your internet browser and go to: http://ogaps.tamu.edu/calendars/ .

2. Select the “Download .ics file” link under the calendar you wish to subscribe to.


3. If the download is successful, take note of the location / folder where the file is found or save it to a location that is easy for you to remember.

4. Go to the Preferences / Settings or the Calendar section of your internet webmail client.

5. Look for an option to either Add/Import a Calendar to your calendar list or to Import a File to your email client.

Screenshot of "Import Calendar" on Gmail

(Example image shown is using GMail.)

6. You should be prompted to browse to a file location on your computer. Find and select the previously downloaded / saved .ics file and select 'Import'.
Screenshot of 'Choose File' on Gmail

7. Once you import the .ics file into your email client or calendar, you should be able view OGAPS calendar events.

Note: If you are not seeing your Graduate and Professional Studies events on your calendar after subscribing, select the “Settings” option for your calendar. Make sure “Graduate and Professional Studies” is selected to be visible in your calendar.