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Email, Google Apps @ Illinois Accounts
This page contains information about Google Apps @ Illinois, which offers email to undergraduates and online collaborative applications to all.
||Faculty, Staff, and Graduate Students
|Create an account||New Undergrads: Create an account through Partner Computing||New Faculty, Staff, and Grad Students: Create an account through Cloud Dashboard|
|Logging in||Log in to the Google Apps @ Illinois Gmail web interface (external link)||Log in to the Google Apps @ Illinois Docs web interface (external link)|
Getting Started with Google Apps @ Illinois: For Undergrads | For Faculty, Staff, and Grad Students
Find out what you need to do to create an account, log in, and start using Google Apps @ Illinois for the first time.
Moving to Google Apps @ Illinois
Learn how to move your University email from another email service to Google Apps @ Illinois.
Choosing How to Use Google Apps @ Illinois
Google Apps @ Illinois offers several ways to get your email and applications, including a web interface and configuration for various desktop email clients such as Microsoft Outlook and Apple Mail.
Setting up Google Sync (mobile devices)
Visit the Google Sync page for links to Google Sync service overview and configuration instructions for various mobile devices.
Illinois undergraduate students are eligible for Google Apps @ Illinois accounts, including Gmail.
Illinois faculty, retired faculty, staff, and graduate students are eligible for Google Apps @ Illinois accounts, and are encouraged to use Google Apps applications like Docs and Sheets for collaboration within campus data security guidelines (note that Google Apps is not currently approved to store FERPA and HIPAA data). However, Tech Services encourages them not to use Gmail; instead, Tech Services encourages use of Microsoft Exchange email for university purposes.