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Trumba Calendar

The Trumba Calendar is an extremely flexible calendaring system for use at Pepperdine. While there can be an unlimited number of calendars, there is a cost for each editor or publisher account. Please contact Kyle Dusek in IMC at kyle.dusek@pepperdine.edu or (310) 506-4882 if you are interested in a demo of the product.

General Notes

  • Integrated Marketing Communications will create new calendars upon request.
  • Each school's publisher will be responsible for creating their event registration forms.
  • Event titles should use title case.
  • All images should be optimized for the Web and sized properly prior to uploading them by using a photo editing application, such as Adobe Photoshop or Adobe ImageReady.
  • The image for the image event field should be sized to 75 pixels by 75 pixels.
  • The image for the image detail should not be wider than 280 pixels or taller than 250 pixels.
  • All calendars will have the time zone displayed on the event detail.

Log On/Log Off


How to Log On to Trumba
  1. Open up a Web browser.
  2. Go to https://www.trumba.com.
  3. Click on the Sign In link in the upper right corner.
  4. Type your e-mail address in the Email Address field.
  5. Type your password in the Password field.
  6. Click the Sign In button.
How to Log Off of Trumba
  1. Click Sign Out in the upper right corner.
  2. Close the Web browser.

Adding/Changing/Deleting Events

How to Add a New Event
  1. If you are not logged on, see How to Log On to Trumba.
  2. Click the name of the calendar in which you want to add an event.
  3. Click the Add Event button.
  4. Select a Template (a.k.a. Event Type).
  5. Note: Do not select Standard Event. Your choice will determine the fields that are available.
  6. Enter a Title.
  7. Enter a Location for the event.
  8. Optionally, click the Add Map Link to map the address to Google Maps, then from the Map Link field, select Google Maps.
  9. Note: Be sure to click the Test Map Link to make sure the location is accurate.
  10. Complete the Start field by entering a date plus the All Day Event or a specific time.
  11. Note: Only use the All Day Event if your event is all day, such as July 4th, or is a deadline, such as Last Day to Withdrawal.
  12. If your event is not an all day event you must specify the end time either by duration or by entering a specific time.
  13. If this is a repeated event complete the appropriate values.
  14. Note: Do not schedule a repeated event for more than one year.
  15. Complete the required fields: School, Audience, Contact Name and Contact Email.
  16. Complete any optional fields, as needed.
  17. Note: It is highly recommended to enter information into the Description field.
  18. Click OK or Save and Add Another to add the event.
How to Add an Event to a Shared Calendar
  1. If you are not logged on, see How to Log On to Trumba.
  2. If the event has not been added see How to Add a New Event.
  3. Navigate to the event to be shared.
  4. Click the name of the event.
  5. Select the name of the calendar to add the event to from the Also Show On section.
  6. Click the OK button.

How to Cancel an Event
  1. If you are not logged on, see How to Log On to Trumba.
  2. Click the name of the calendar in which you want to cancel an event.
  3. Click on the name of the event.
  4. Check the Canceled checkbox in the Start field.
  5. Click the OK button.
How to Delete an Event

Note: It is never recommended to delete an event. It is better to cancel an event as someone may be subscribed to that event or the event may be orphaned on another calendar.

  1. If you are not logged on, see How to Log On to Trumba.
  2. Click the name of the calendar in which you want to delete an event.
  3. Click on the name of the event.
  4. Uncheck any calendars that are checked in the Also Show On section.
  5. Click the Delete This Event button.