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UW Google Apps

Available for

Available for : Instructors Students Staff

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

Google Apps helps you to:

Note: Additional Google Apps 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 Apps page for recent additions.

Can’t find the feature you need? Please contact

UW Google Apps Support

Online Help Center:

Help Desk:

  • Email:
  • 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 Google Apps from vendor’s Help Center: