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G Suite

Use Google tools to share files and collaborate

G Suite is a brand of cloud computing, productivity and collaboration tools, software and products developed by Google. University IT (UIT) makes these tools available for use at the university.

Features

Google Drive

Google Drive is also the home of Google Docs. Access files, folders and Google Docs from a web browser or any device on which Google Drive is installed.

Collaboration

Google collaboration tools allow you to easily interact with others and share information.

Email & Calendar

Since 2015, student email accounts are provisioned in Office 365. Students who have Google email accounts, plus some schools and departments, can continue to use Gmail to access their @stanford.edu email and calendar.

Following are additional G Suite applications that are available for use:

  • Google Sheets
  • Google Slides
  • Google Forms
  • Google Keep
  • Google Photos
  • Google Contacts

The following G Suite applications are available upon request and might have a per user, per month fee associated with their use:

  • Google Talk
  • Google Meet
  • Google Vault
  • Google ClassRoom

Designed For

Faculty, staff, and students.

Requirements

A SUNet ID

Data Security

G Suite applications are approved for the following Risk Classifications as defined by the Information Security Office.

Risk Classification Applications
All classifications - High Risk & PHI only if Secure: is used in the subject line. Google Mail
All classifications (except Protected Health Information)
  • Google Docs
  • Google Drive
  • Google Forms
  • Google Sheets
  • Google Slides
  • Google Team Drive
Low and Moderate Risk Only
  • Google Calendar
  • Google ClassRoom
  • Google Contacts
  • Google Groups
  • Google Hangouts
  • Google JamBoard
  • Google Keep
  • Google Meet
  • Google Photos
  • Google Sites
  • Google Talk
  • Google Vault

Get Started

To start using any of the G Suite applications, access the application and login. How to Login to G Suite contains detailed instructions for the various ways you can login to and use G Suite applications.

Get Help

Google carefully documents how to use the applications that are part of G Suite. Refer to their documentation for help.

If you still need help, please submit a Help ticket.

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Last modified October 9, 2018