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myUMBC Event Feeds

myUMBC Events can be fetched through XML feeds for advanced uses. There are two endpoints that can be used to retrieve events:

Several feed modes are available, each designed around certain types of tasks:

Basic list of upcoming events
/api/v0/events.xml?mode=upcoming

Additional query parameters:

  • page
    The page number to retrieve
  • page_size
    The number of events to include per page
  • tag
    Filter included events which contain the specified tags (comma separated string)
  • group
    Filter included events which were publicly posted by the specified group (comma separated string of group tokens). Only used for the Community Events endpoint.


Basic list of upcoming events that were pawed during a range of time, ordered by their pawpularity
/api/v0/events.xml?mode=pawpularity

Additional query parameters:
  • page
    The page number to retrieve
  • page_size
    The number of events to include per page
  • tag
    Filter included events which contain the specified tags (comma separated string)
  • group
    Filter included events which were publicly posted by the specified group (comma separated string of group tokens). Only used for the Community Events endpoint.



Basic list of upcoming events that were commented on during a range of time, ordered by the number of comments
/api/v0/events.xml?mode=activity

Additional query parameters:

  • page
    The page number to retrieve
  • page_size
    The number of events to include per page
  • tag
    Filter included events which contain the specified tags (comma separated string)
  • group
    Filter included events which were publicly posted by the specified group (comma separated string of group tokens). Only used for the Community Events endpoint.



Events for a given date or range of dates, ordered by their start date
/api/v0/events.xml?mode=calendar

Additional query parameters:

  • month, day, and year
    The numeric month (1-12), day, and year to include events from (the current month, day, and year are used unless specified).
  • view
    The span of events to include. The value can be:

    "day"
    Only include events for the specified day
        "week"
        Include events for the calendar week (Sunday - Saturday) that includes specified day
       
        "month"
        Include events for the calendar month that includes specified day
  • tag
    Filter included events which contain the specified tags (comma separated string)
  • group
    Filter included events which were publicly posted by the specified group (comma separated string of group tokens). Only used for the Community Events endpoint.


Events based on advanced query parameters
/api/v0/events.xml?mode=custom

Additional query parameters:

  • begin and end
    Include events which occur between the begin and end date (in the mm/dd/yyyy format).
  • back and forth
    Include events which occur the specified number of days back and forward from the current day.
  • tag
    Filter included events which contain the specified tags (comma separated string of tags)
  • group
    Filter included events which were publicly posted by the specified group (comma separated string of group tokens). Only used for the Community Events endpoint.