Video library and documentation for the College events calendar. Additional information can be found on the Calendar Overview page.
For questions, contact the Harvard College Communications team at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Localist is an events marketing software that was chosen for the centralized College calendar and funded by the President's Administrative Innovation Fund.
In this video, we'll begin by exploring previous platforms and then outline the goals for the calendar.
This training explores best practices as strategies that will keep your team on a successful path when it comes to increasing engagement and awareness for your events. We will cover event submission best practices for both the public and admin event submissions forms.
The training goes into the tools that assist in finding the events that matter to you the most. We will break down what each of these tools is, and how you can use each one to your advantage when searching for events.
The College calendar offers two main ways for you to promote your events which include single and multi-event promotion. In this video, we will go over how to effectively each of these and their coordinating tools to promote your events.
This training goes over how to build a custom events widget.
This training details how non-admin users can submit events through the event suggestion form for approval. We will also explore who is able to submit events and what events are acceptable for the platform. For example, only users with a HarvardKey are able to submit events.
Please note: The turnaround time for posting events has changed to 3 days. We have also added a new filter family called "Academics."