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UW G Suite by Google

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Available for : Instructors Students Staff

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ABOUT UW G SUITE

UW G Suite is similar to Google’s consumer apps, but free of advertising and with greater privacy protection.  UW G Suite includes Gmail, Drive, Calendar, and Sites. G Suite does not include a service fee for eligible users including former students. Shared UW NetIDs are helpful for use with G Suite, especially Google Drive.

G Suite helps you to:

Note: Additional Google Services are also available, but are not FERPA-compliant.

Upcoming features:

We are constantly adding new Apps and features to Google Collaborative Apps; check our Additional Google Services page for recent additions.

Can’t find the feature you need? Please contact help@uw.edu

Data Retention Policy

A single data retention policy does not apply to the UW Google Apps service due to the broad scope of administrative, academic, and personal information created and stored via this service. Consequently, users of this service are responsible for managing and deleting their UW Google Apps documents in accordance with University of Washington retention guidelines. For more information, please refer to the UW Records Management Services Web site.

UW Google Apps Support

Online Help Center:

Help Desk:

  • Email: help@uw.edu
  • Phone: (206)221-5000, option 3.  Mon – Fri 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Known Issues:

Certain Google Apps features are not activated in order to maintain student privacy. This includes features like Gmail Labs, and many of the Additional Apps found in the Google Marketplace.

Learn more about G Suite from vendor’s Help Center: