Open a Public Folder or Public Calendar in Outlook 2010
Click on the ‘Mail’ icon to go to the mail view. Click on the folder list icon located at the bottom left under the ‘Tasks’ icon.
Scroll down in the folder window until you see the ‘Public Folders – ‘ heading. Click on the arrow to the left of the heading to expand the folder tree.
Click on the arrow to the left of the to expand the folder tree. From there click on the department folder you would like to view or expand the folder until you can click on the desired folder.
Add the folder or calendar to favorites. Right click on the folder or calendar and choose the option to add it to the favorites folder. This is a good idea for a public calendar as it will be saved under calendar view.
Click on the ‘Calendar’ icon to go to the calendar view. The public folder will be listed under the heading ‘Other Calendars’. Check the box to view.