Getting Started

Signing Up for Google Apps

  1. Click Sign Up. Sign-up access also is available on the Web-based Email page.
  2. Review the Google Apps help/account information.
  3. Click Opt In.
  4. You will be forwarded to the Google opt-in page.
    • Check your eligibility.
    • Review the number of mail messages larger than 25 MB.
    • Find out the amount of time required to transfer your existing email to your new Google Gmail account.
  5. Read and agree to the terms and conditions.
  6. Select your campus location.
  7. Optional: Set a Google desktop/mobile client password. This enables access to your Google account via desktop or mobile IMAP clients. Read more information about Google desktop/mobile client passwords.

Logging In to Google Apps

Once you've set up your Google account, you're ready to get started sending email using Gmail; creating documents, spreadsheets, and presentations using Docs; chatting with colleagues using Talk; and keeping track of your schedule using Calendar. There are several ways to log in:

Managing Your Google Desktop/Mobile Client Password