NOTE:  Office 365 users will have University of Iowa holidays automatically added to their Office 365 calendar.   This can be turned off/on by logging in to the DIY tools ( and selecting Calendar Combiner and check/uncheck Holidays.   NOTE:  these files are no longer available in Public Folders


Healthcare and other non-Iowa Office 365 users will need to add the holidays to their Outlook (Windows) calendar by following these steps:


  1. Save the calendar file - right click on the file (from list below) and choose Save Target As 
  2. Change the name calendar file and remove "_.txt" from the end of the file name. 
  3. Click OK to save
  4. Create a new message in your email client and put your name in the To field
  5. Attach the holiday file 
  6. Double-click on the attachment, select Open.
  7. Check the University Holidays box and click OK.

NOTE;  if you do the import more than once, you will get duplicates.   


Plain text iconUI 201509 - 201807.hol_.txt (University Holidays 09/2015 - 07/2018)

Plain text iconUI 201809 - 202207.hol_.txt (University Holidays 09/2018 - 07/2022)

Plain text icon2017-18 Approved Board of Regents Calendar.hol_.txt

Plain text icon2018-19 Approved Board of Regents Calendar.hol_.txt


NOTE:  Mac and OWA users can open the links above and manually enter the dates to their calendar

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December 12, 2018