Google Workspace is intended for collaboration on actively used University files and is not intended to be an archive. Avoid using your UMN Google Workspace account for personal files, including photos and videos.
Note: As of October 26, 2023 all UMN Google Workspace accounts have storage allocations based on one's role or account type. Learn more about storage allocations on the Planned Change: Google Workspace Allocation webpage.
Storage Allocations by Role
Storage Allocations by Account Type
Collaborate online with others in real time
Create new docs or upload and convert Word documents, OpenOffice, RTF, HTML, text (.txt) and other types of files
View document revisions with the option to revert to previous versions
Share documents online publically
Save your Google Docs as Word, OpenOffice, RTF, PDF, or HTML file formats
Email your documents to collaborators
Format the appearance of Sheets and use formulas for calculations
Import and convert CSV, .xls, .txt and .ods formatted data
Export CSV, .xls, .txt and .ods formatted data and PDF and HTML files
The Google Drive self-help guide provides how-to instructions for common tasks such as organizing and finding files and folders, sharing and working together on documents, and downloading and printing files.
You can access your University provided Gmail account through one of several third-party desktops and/or mobile email apps such as Outlook, Thunderbird, or AppleMail. This article provides essential information for...