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Information technology tools and resources at the UW

G Suite by Google

Service Description

This service is readily available for current students, faculty, staff, and emeritus faculty. Staff and faculty interested in this minimally UW-supported service should check with their departments first. Owners of Shared UW NetIDs (for example, departmental, course, or student activity organizations) may also set up a UW Google Apps account.

UW G Suite offers the following through the G Suite for Education program:

  • UW Google Email: Ad-free email with unlimited storage, and continued use of your @u.washington.edu or @uw.edu email address
  • Google Calendar: Schedule meetings, create events, and share calendars
  • Google Docs: Create, store, share, and collaborate on documents, spreadsheets, and presentations online
  • Google Sites: Create Web sites and incorporate photos, videos, calendars, and more
  • Google Talk: Instant messaging and computer-to-computer voice calling

More information can be found online at washington.edu/itconnect/connect/email/google-apps

Service Options

Several additional services are available through UW G Suite. These applications are not included in the core services of G Suite for Education and require a separate End User License Agreement (EULA). UW Google Apps currently offers these additional applications:

  • Picasa
  • Groups
  • Wallet
  • User Managed Storage
  • Blogger
  • YouTube
  • Google Maps
  • Voice
  • Analytics
  • Moderator
  • Webmaster Tools
  • Google Bookmarks
  • Google Books
  • Google Code
  • Lucidchart (3rd party App)

Eligibility

UW faculty; UW staff; UW students; Shared UW NetIDs. UW Medicine clinical faculty and staff are prohibited from forwarding email to this UW Google Apps service.

How to Order

Log into your "Manage UW NetID Resources" page and activate UW Google Apps: uwnetid.washington.edu/manage/?google

Availability

Google indicates that this service is generally available. Details concerning availability are provided in the End User License Agreement (EULA) when you sign up for this service.

Price

This service is included in the Technology Recharge Fee.

Service Level Description

Details about the service level agreement are provided in the End User License Agreement (EULA) when you sign up for this service.

Additional Information

Some individuals may choose to establish accounts to expand collaboration opportunities, but may opt to maintain existing email services.

Support Information

The UW Information Technology Service Center provides support and service for matters related to activation. More details about UW Google Apps can be found at washington.edu/itconnect/connect/email/google-apps

Questions regarding the use and features of the service should be directed to Google.

 


Maintenance

Last Review Date: 04/26/2015