Using Outlook 2013 or 2016

Open Outlook.

Start Outlook

Select the Calendar icon.

Calendar Icon

From the Outlook Calendar Ribbon, choose Share Calendar icon.

Share Calendar

An invitation will open. Enter in the “To” field.

Calendar Share Invite

In the Details option, select Full Details.

Full Details

Select Send.


A confirmation dialog box asks for permission to proceed with this task. Select Yes and your calendar should sync within 30 minutes.


Log in to Starfish by logging into Blackboard ( and selecting Starfish under the Tools section.

Starfish Link

Select Profile


Select Read busy times from my external Exchange calendar

Check Yes