What is Microsoft Bookings?

What is Microsoft Bookings?

Microsoft Bookings is a scheduling tool and is part of the Microsoft Office 365 suite.  Through an easy to create website, Bookings allows users to view calendars and schedule appointments.  Bookings syncs with your Outlook calendar to find available times in real-time.  Bookings gives you a fast, easy alternative to time-consuming, frustrating phone-scheduling. An easy-to-set-up, customizable web page lets people find available times and book appointments 24/7. View an online demo to learn the basics of how Microsoft Bookings works.

 

Who can use Microsoft Bookings?
This is a free application within the Office 365 suite for faculty and staff. Students can book appointments on booking pages.

 

Features and Benefits

  • Online appointment booking for multiple services
  • Real-time appointment availability
  • Outlook calendar integration including automatic updates
  • Can set up automated email confirmations and reminders
  • Appointment rescheduling and cancellations
  • Unique appointment scheduling web page

 

Ideas for how to use Microsoft Bookings

  • Faculty can provide their office hour schedule and allow students to book appointments, find out how!
  • Departments can schedule appointments with faculty, staff, and students, as well as external users for a center, project, or group.
  • Department chairs or supervisors can create an office hours calendars with slots for multiple faculty or staff members.

 

Training for Microsoft Bookings

Feel free to view online videos to learn how to set up a booking page, manage staff and bookings, and how to use Bookings on mobile devices.

LinkedInLearning (In-depth) - https://www.linkedin.com/learning/microsoft-bookings-essential-training/

LinkedInLearning (Getting Started) - https://www.linkedin.com/learning/microsoft-bookings-essential-training/launch-and-set-up-bookings?trk=learning-serp_learning_search-card&upsellOrderOrigin=default_guest_learning

 

 

 

 

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Article ID: 114611
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