Events

Enter your events into the Calendar on the web to promote them. all events roll up to main calendar and to the Good Morning, Ursinus newsletter.

Adding Events

  1. From the Dashboard, click the Events tab.

  2. If you are creating a new event, click the blue + Add new. Or you can click on the name of an existing event to edit.

  3. Fill out the form with the relevant information for your event. A title and start date are required. 

  4. Best practice: always put in a sentence in the summary field. Keep it brief.
  5. Click Save when finished. You can also click Save and Go to Event for a preview that will open in a new tab.

Making Events Live

  • Unless changed, the default for events is hidden.

  • Click Hidden and change to Live, or when creating your event, you have the option to make the event Live as well.

Images

  • It’s best practice to add an image to an event.

  • You can always check for shared images in the CMS if you don’t have one in your group.

Summaries

  • Content entered into the summary appears under the title when widgets pull events on to a page and on the Event Slider Widgets

  • Keep summaries brief and do not repeat them in the body copy, this will duplicate on the event page.

Sharing

  • Get the most out of your event by sharing your event with other groups.
  • Enter other groups who might want to post or link to your event as well.
  • You can always suggest to the Homepage group as well
  • Note that content shared with other groups will be approved by that group’s content manager.

Event Widgets

We have 2 main default event widgets:

  • 2019 Events List
  • 2019 Events Slider (both sidebar and main content options)

Events will automatically appear in the 2019 Events List widget when added and made live.

It will ONLY appear in the 2019 Events Slider (sidebar or main) IF there is a photo.

Event Widgets can be tailord by adding a TAG in the tags field in the dashboard when creating the event. Then, when you add an event widget to a page you can customize the widget to only show the tag you assigned it by assigning the tag in the top left corner of the insert the widget screen

Adding Events Widgets

To show events on your page, go to  Insert on the toolbar and add a widget to the page. Then choose an events widget from the list of global widgets.

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Tuesday Jul 7th, 2020

On Campus Visits for Prospective First Year Students

Our individualized on campus visit covers the “bear necessities” with you, your family and an admission staff member. This 30-minute session, which covers academics, campus life and the admission process, will give you a great overview of the Ursinus experience. Once your information session wraps up, you’ll head off on a personalized tour of campus!
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Tuesday Jul 7th, 2020

On Campus Visits for Prospective Transfer Students

Our individualized on campus visit covers the “bear necessities” with you, your family and our transfer admission counselor. This 30-minute session, which covers the admission process, financial aid, transferring credits and more, will give you a great overview of the Ursinus experience. Once your information session wraps up, you’ll head off on a personalized tour of campus!
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Tuesday Jul 7th, 2020

Virtual Admission Information Session

Our one-on-one information session covers the “bear necessities” of Ursinus College with just you, your family (if you choose) and an admission staff member.
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Tuesday Jul 7th, 2020

Virtual Interview or Chat with an Admission Counselor

Enhance your application with an interview, or sign up to speak one-on-one with an admission counselor.
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Tuesday Jul 7th, 2020

Virtual Annual Student Exhibition 2020

Virtual Annual Student Exhibition 2020

More Events

Below option only found on Homepage and in Specialized Template.

Sunday Oct 18th, 2020

Class of 2020 147th Commencement Ceremony

On Sunday, October 18, we will be inviting all graduates and their families back to campus for a ceremonial event that will culminate in the conferring of diplomas.

See the event