Sync Your Exchange Calendar with the Bengal Success Portal

The Bengal Success Portal is able to read busy times from your Buffalo State Exchange Calendar. In order to this to take effect, you will need to enable this setting in the Bengal Success Portal and must share your Exchange calendar.

  1. Login to the Bengal Success Portal.
  2. Click on the menu.
    starfish menu
  3. Click on your name.
  4. Select Email Notifications.
  5. Check the box next to Read busy times from my external Exchange calendar.
  6. Login to your Buffalo State email, open your calendar, and follow the steps below based on your calendar version.

 Next, you will need to share your calendar with Find your calendar version and follow the steps below based on your calendar version/

Calendar Sharing in Microsoft Office 365

  1. In your Microsoft 365 Calendar, select the Share > Share This Calendar option.
  2. Add the Starfish calendar user ( in the Share With field and select the Full Details option. Otherwise, this will not work properly.
    calendar sharing in Office 365

Calendar Sharing in Outlook 2013

  1. In the calendar display in Outlook, right-click on My Calendars > Calendar.
  2. Select Share > Calendar Permissions from the menu that appears.
    Calendar permissions in Outlook 2013
  3. Click the Add... button in the Permissions tab that appears in the Calendar Properties window.
    Calendar properties in Outlook 2013
  4. Search for Starfish ( in the Global Address List and select the Starfish entry.
  5. Click the Add -> button at the bottom of the Add Users window.
  6. Click the OK button.
  7. Select the entry for Starfish from the list at the top of the Permissions tab in the Calendar Properties window
  8. Select Reviewer from the Permission Level list.
    Calendar permission levels in calendar properties
  9. Confirm the following details are marked:
    • Read = Full Details
    • Delete Items = None
    • Other = Folder visible
  10. Click OK to apply the changes.
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