XClose

Information Services Division

Home
Menu

Create an appointment in Outlook 2011

This guide explains how to create an appointment in Outlook 2011.

Appointments are activities that you schedule in your calendar that do not involve inviting other people or booking rooms. Example of appointments could be time you set aside for projects or a visit to the doctors.

This guide is aimed at...

  • Staff

Instructions

1. In Calendar view, click on the Appointment button on the top left of the page.

create-appointment1…

Fig 1. Location of Appointment button
View a larger version

2. Fill in the necessary information for the appointment you want to set up.

Subject – Subject title for the appointment.
Location – Type the location of where the appointment occurs.
Starts- Select the date and start time of the appointment.
Ends- Select the date and end time of the appointment. Alternatively, use the Duration list to determine the length of the appointment.
Description box – Type in any description or details of the appointment for your own reference.

create-appointment2…

Fig 2. Appointment window
View a larger version

3. Click the Save & Close when you have completed the necessary details.

create-appointment3…

Fig 3. Location of the Save & Close button
View a larger version

4. There should now be an entry for the appointment in your calendar.

create-appointment4…

Fig 4. Example of a new appointment entry in a calendar in month view
View a larger window

Related guides and other info:

Help and support

Feedback

We are continually improving our site, so please provide us any feedback on this web page using the form below. It would also be really useful if we could discuss your feedback with you, so if you are happy to be contacted please include your UCL email address in 'Email' field below.

Please note: We can only respond to UCL email addresses

Help us improve this page