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All users can browse university-affiliated events in the Events section of the Illinois app. Users with a NetID can create new events through Groups.  

Required Settings

Privacy LevelLevel 1 or Higher to Browse Events
Level 3 or Higher to Save Events
(Profile > My App Privacy Settings > Manage and Understand Your Privacy)
NetID Sign-InNot required to Browse and Save Events
(Settings > Sign In/Sign Out)
Profile SettingAny Profile Setting
(Profile > Who Are You)

Browse Events

  1. Go to the Browse tab and scroll down to Events.  
  1. Tap All Events to view the full list.  
  1. Use the filtering options to narrow down the list by:  
    • Date and Time: Upcoming or within a range
    • Event Type: Free or Paid, In-person or Online, etc. 
    • Event Category: Big 10 Athletics, Career Development, etc. 
    • College, School & Unit: Academic Affairs, Chancellor, etc.  
    • Department: Campus Honors Program, Office of the Registrar, etc. 
  1. Tap any event on the list to open a new page with details such as a description, cost, and registration links.  
Use the filters to locate events by time, type, category, or host.
Use the filters to locate events by time, type, category, or host.

Save Events 

  • To add an event to the My Events list, tap the star next to it. 
  • The next time you return to the app, you can view the My Events feature with the events you starred on your Favorites screen. 
  • To add events on your Favorites screen to the calendar app on your mobile device, under the gear icon at the upper right, go to Settings > Add to My Device’s Calendar. Make sure the switch is toggled on.
  • You may also go to Browse > Events > My Events to view a list of the events you saved. Note: The My Events list is only available with a privacy setting of 3 or higher
Add events to the calendar on your device by toggling the switch on.
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