Google Apps for Education logos on a mobile phone
577 gradient

Google Apps

A suite of online document creation and collaboration tools.


With Google Apps (G Suite Apps), you can create and collaborate on word processing documents, spreadsheets, and presentations online. Plus you get a suite of applications that include:



  • 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
  • Embed Google sheets in web pages
  • Set up email notifications to be alerted when changes are made to your spreadsheets


  • Create, share, and edit presentations
  • Import and convert existing presentations in .ppt and .pps file types
  • Download your presentations as a PDF, a .ppt, or a .txt file
  • Easily edit your presentations
  • Insert images and videos, and format your slides to fit your preferences
  • Embed your presentations in a web page

Integration into Canvas

A faculty member, instructor, or staff member requested that this tool be integrated into Canvas. Learn about the formal evaluation, vetting, and approval process.

Review Phase


Tool is integrated into Canvas


  • Systemwide

If not available to you, request this tool for your course or unit.

Need Help Setting Up This Tool?

Request Technology Help.

Don't Know if This Tool is Right for You?

Consult your Canvas contact.

Getting Started

Intended Audience

Staff & Departments
Health Sciences Affiliates
IT Staff and Partners


University-funded: No charge.

Common Use(s)

  • Collaboration
  • Content