Useful information regarding Google Workspace for Education @ UA and related applications.

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Pinned Article Get Started with Google Calendar

Google calendar is an online calendar that you can use to keep track of recurring events (like classes), and important dates (like tests), as well as get reminders about upcoming activities.

Pinned Article Get started with Google Chat

Google Chat allows you to quickly and easily communicate with one person, or an entire group. From direct messages to group conversations, Chat helps teams collaborate easily and efficiently.

Pinned Article Get Started with Google Drive

UA Google Drive is the University of Alaska's branding of Google Drive, an online service that provides resources for file storage, and collaboration with other individuals. Google Drive is a personal document and file storage hub. It's easy to upload, download, and share files. You can also create, view, and edit Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides documents online.

Pinned Article Get Started with Google Forms

With Google Forms, you can create surveys, quizzes, and polls, and easily see results as they come in. When you create a quiz or form, you can invite others to respond to it using any web browser, even on mobile devices. As results are submitted, you can use built-in analytics to evaluate responses. Form data, such as quiz results, can be easily saved to a Google Drive, or a Google Sheet.

Pinned Article Get started with Google Meet

Use Google Meet to hold video conferences with people inside or outside your organization. You can join from a computer, or mobile device.

Can I assign ownership of a file in Google Drive to someone else?

By default, you own any file you create in or upload to Google Drive. You can transfer ownership of your Google files and folders to someone with a Google Account.

Differences Between Google Drive and Google Shared Drives

Provides a brief overview of the differences between Google Shared Drives, and Google Drive.

Get Started with Google Docs, Sheets, & Slides

Google Docs, Sheets, & Slides allows individuals to create, collaborate, and share documents, spreadsheets, and presentations online.

Get Started with Google Groups

Google Groups makes it easy for groups of people to communicate and collaborate. You can invite a group to an event, or share documents with the group.

Get Started with Google Keep

Quickly capture what’s on your mind and get a reminder later at the right place or time

Get Started with Google Shared Drives

Information about Google Workspace @ UA Shared Drives.

Get Started with Google Tasks

Keep track of your daily tasks, organize multiple lists, and track important deadlines with Google Tasks.

Google Backup and Sync - Windows Client

Information on setting up Google Backup and Sync Windows client with your UA Google Drive.