G Suite – Transferring Calendar Events (IT Training Tip)

In G Suite Calendar, you may be responsible for the creationcoordination, and management of a calendar Event, that you may not be a participant or scheduling on behalf of someone else. In G Suite Calendar, if you can manage changes to Events on another individuals calendar, this task can easily be done, but what if you don’t have access to that individual’s calendar? With G Suite Calendar, you can create an Event on your primary calendar or on any secondary calendar, and then transfer the ownership of that Event to another individual.

Transferring Ownership of a Calendar Event –

Login to your Bates G Suite Account:

  • On your computer, open your Bates Gmail account from within a web browser (Recommended: Google Chrome) and login 
  • While in your Bates Gmail accountclick on the G Suite App Launcher, located on the top–right, and click on the Calendar icon to view your Bates G Suite Calendar
    • You may need to scroll down your list of Apps to see the Calendar icon

Transferring Event Ownership:

  • Create the Event on your G Suite Calendar
  • Save the Event
  • Click on the event that you want to transfer the ownership of to another individual
  • From the floating card with the Event summary, click on the meatball menu (three vertical dots on the upper right of the event summary window)
  • On the bottom of the pop-up window, click on Change owner
  • Enter a new owner and a message (optional) to send to the new owner
  • Click on the CHANGE OWNER link
    • The new owner will get an email with a link to accept the ownership of the event

Until the new owner accepts ownership, you’ll remain the event owner.

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