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Office 365 (Outlook 2016 | Outlook 2013) - Change your Calendar work days and the start of your week

You can choose the days of the week that are a part of your work week, the time when your work day starts and ends, and the day of the week that you want to be the start of your week.

By default, the work week is defined as Monday through Friday with a work day of 9 A.M. to 5 P.M. The first day of the week is Sunday.

To change your work days and times, do the following: 

  1. Click the File tab. 

  2. Click Options.

  3. Click Calendar.

  4. Under Work time, do one or more of the following:

    Work time section in Outlook Options dialog box image
    • To change your work hours - In the Start time and End time lists, click the start time and end time of your work day. This is primarily used for your free/busy time availability for meeting requests from other people. 

    • To set your work week - Select the check boxes for the days that are a part of your work week. Clear the check boxes for the days that are not a part of the work week. 

    • To set the first day of the week - In the First day of week list, click a day.

    • To set the first week of the year - In the First week of year list, click an entry.
For more information, please visit the Office Help & Training site.

If you have any questions, come by the Help Desk at Hardman & Jacobs Undergraduate Learning Center Room 105, call 646-1840, or email us at

Keywords:office 365 outlook 2016 2013 change calendar work days start week   Doc ID:71594
Owner:John B.Group:New Mexico State University
Created:2017-03-09 13:33 MSTUpdated:2017-11-30 14:14 MST
Sites:New Mexico State University
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