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Step by Step Instructions for Setting Up Your Staff Faculty Google Account

This guide explains how to create a UConn Google Apps account as Faculty and Staff affiliates.

What is Google Apps at UConn?

Google Apps at UConn allows users to create a University affiliated Google account with access to the core services, and public services, if desired.

Visit google.uconn.edu for more information.

What are Core and Public Services?

Core Services

What are the core services available with Google Apps @ UConn?

The applications offered through core services are listed below, click the application name to learn more.  Each of these apps are covered under the University – Google enterprise agreement (see core services policies):

 

Public Services

What are Google public services? What apps are made available with public services? How do they differ from the core services?

The applications below are made available to users with Google accounts.  The public services fall outside of the University – Google enterprise agreement (see public services policies) and require users to agree directly with Google’s terms of use. Users must opt-in to gain access to public services. The public services content will be a dynamic list as Google offers new products and expires old services.

Opt in to Core Services

Visit google.uconn.edu

Click the Create Faculty/Staff Account Button.

Login with your NetID and Password.

Click the I want to opt in! button to create your account.

 

Review the terms of service, scroll to the bottom of the page, and click the Accept button.

 

Create a password for your UConn Google Apps account.  This will be used when you log into any Google application with your UConn credentials.  Click the Submit Passwords button.

  • Hint: You can use your existing NetID password in many cases.  It should meet the complexity requirements.

Upon completion, a message displays: Congratulations, Your new gmail account has been created.

Try logging into your account for the first time at drive.google.com.

Opt In to Public Services

Navigate to google.uconn.edu

Click the Opt-In to Public Services button.

 

If prompted, enter your NetID and password.

 

Click the I want to opt in! button to enable your public services account.

 

Review the terms of service, scroll to the bottom of the page, and click the Accept button.

Upon completion, a message displays: Your new email address is now enrolled in “Public Services”.