What is Google Apps for Education?
Google Apps for Education is a suite of online software applications that offers integrated communication and collaboration tools. Google Apps provides a platform to share information and ideas using Google's communication, collaboration, and publishing tools. Students and faculty can create and share documents, spreadsheets, and calendar events, as well as communicate using chat and video messaging.
Logging into Google Apps from your Web Browser
- Go to any of Google's affiliated websites (except for Gmail).
- At the login prompt, enter your full firstname.lastname@example.org email address and leave the password blank, then click sign in.
Key Features & Benefits
(STUDENTS ONLY) Students will enjoy Google's email interface with a powerful spam filter and 25 GB of storage. Faculty and staff accounts are not eligible for Gmail but should find equal service using the University Exchange system.
Store up to 25 GB of your important files in the cloud (any format.) Create, share and collaborate on documents, spreadsheets, and presentations with fellow students across campus or across the world.
Google Drive is available on your Mac, PC, Android or IOS device. (formerly Google Docs)
Organize your schedule, Keep a personal calendar to coordinate meetings, schedule events, or share with others
Create websites using simple tools and publish them via Google
User-created online and email-based groups providing mailing lists, easy content sharing, searchable archives, and more.
Conversations come to life with Google Hangouts which provide the ability to communicate with other Google users via chat, voice, or video.
- Send messages, photos and emoji.
- Provides a method of creating, broadcasting, and/or recording an online meeting, interview, study group, or tutoring.
- Hold video calls with up to 15 people.
- Connect across computers, Android and Apple devices.
Helpful Web Links and Tutorials for Google Apps:
- Google Apps End User Help Center:
- GoogleApps Help Desk:
- GoogleStudent Blog:
- Google Hangouts
- Google Groups Help Page:
Training Presentations (Video & Slideshow):
- Google Apps Quick Tour:
- CreatingStart Page: