The CGP Calendar is an electronic calendar that is integrated into the existing imail environment.
The calendar product is part of Communigate Pro (CGP for short) from CommuniGate Systems. CGP Calendar can also be configured via the Thunderbird e-mail client and on supported mobile devices.
What are the benefits of using CGP Calendar?
With this implementation, all IUP
users (faculty, staff, and students) will have built-in calendar functionality with their e-mail accounts. In addition, the integrated e-mail/calendar combinations are available via browser (imail.iup.edu), via PC/Mac Client
(Thunderbird/Thunderhawk), and via supported mobile devices (iOS/android). CGP
Calendar allows you to do all the things that an electronic calendar does, such
How can you access the CGP Calendar?
The CGP Calendar can be
accessed in one of the following ways:
Is there a self-help guide for this new system?
Yes, there is a CGP Guide for I-Mail and a CGP Guide for Thunderbird.
In the event you want to change the access levels to your personal calendar, the below steps can be taken to adjust the security to grant the needed privileges. Upon competition of the security setup, the users will need to follow the guide on adding the calendar to Thunderbird.
Take the following steps to grant read access to a particular user.
In certain instances, you may want to allow others to place events onto your calendar on your behalf. Follow the steps below to make this happen
Thunderbird Calendar Setup
If somebody has granted you access to their personal CGP calendar, you will need to add the calendar to the Thunderbird Client. Below are instructions on how to add additional calendars to your Thunderbird client.
Once security has been granted to you on a particular calendar, follow the steps below to view the calendar in Thunderbird.
If you are given direct read/write access to a person’s calendar, follow these steps to grant yourself access.
Once the calendar has been added, you will now be able to select the other user’s calendar and schedule meetings onto that calendar. Please note that if the calendars do not show up in a lighter color and you cannot select them, the path is most likely
not correct or the security has not yet been set up. If you are still having trouble getting the calendar to work, please log an ihelp ticket for assistance.