UW Information Technology Service Catalog

Services offered by UW-IT to the University of Washington community

UW Google Apps

Service Description: 

This service is readily available for current students, faculty, staff, and alumni, as well as former students. 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 Google Apps offers the following through the Google Apps for Education program:

  • UW Google Email: Ad-free email with over 25 GB of storage, with 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, including applicable policies, can be found online at http://uw.edu/googleapps

Service Options: 

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

  • Picasa 
  • Blogger 
  • YouTube 
  • Google Maps 
  • Voice 
  • Analytics 
  • Moderator 
  • Webmaster Tools
  • Google Bookmarks
  • Google Books 
  • Google Code

For more information, visit our Additional Apps for UW Google Apps page:
http://www.washington.edu/itconnect/teamwork/googleaddapps.html

 

Eligibility: 

UW faculty; UW staff; UW students; UW alumni; Shared UW NetIDs; former UW students.

UW Medicine clinical faculty and staff are prohibited from forwarding email to Cloud-based services, including this UW Google Apps service. 

How to Order: 
Individuals can sign up on their Manage UW NetID Resources page at https://uwnetid.washington.edu/manage/. Click on the "UW Google Apps" tab on the left.
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.

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

Support Information: 

Limited support is available from the UW Information Technology Service Center. This support is limited to activation questions.

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

More details can be found at http://uw.edu/googleapps.html#help

Contact for More Information: 

UW Information Technology Service Center
Front Desk: UW Tower C-3000 (4333 Brooklyn Ave. NE)
Online Help Form: http://uw.edu/itconnect/help
Email: help@uw.edu
Phone: 206-221-5000
Business Hours: http://uw.edu/itconnect/gethelp

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Last Review Date: 
Fri, 2013-06-28
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