About Google Workspace @ UA


Google Workspace for Education is a cloud-based productivity suite that helps you and your team connect and get work done from anywhere on any device. Services include Mail, Drive, Docs, Sheets, Slides, Sites, Calendar.


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How do I use this technology?

Google Workspace @ UA Login

Access your Google Workspace @ UA services and resources by logging into the Google Workspace @ UA with your UA Account (e.g. UaUsername@alaska.edu) and password.


Login to Google Workspace @ UA


What applications/services are available?

All students, staff, and faculty receive the following services via the university's Google Workspace tenant.

Google Mail application icon
Send and receive email with your university provided email account
Google Calendar application icon
Google Calendar
Google Calendar allows individuals to create and edit events, set reminders, and invite others to attend
Google Docs, Sheets, & Slides application icons
Google Docs, Sheets, & Slides
Create, collaborate and share documents, spreadsheets, or presentations
Google Drive application icon
Google Drive
Securely store files online, accessible from anywhere with Internet connectivity
Google Forms application icon
Google Forms
Create surveys, quizzes, and polls, and easily see the results as they come in
Google Groups application icon
Google Groups
Groups brings together people, conversations and content
Google Hangouts Chat application icon
Google Hangouts
Instant messaging and video calls
Google Meet application icon
Google Meet
Connect, and collaborate from anywhere
Google Drive application icon
Google Shared Drives
Securely store files important to a group online, so group members can easily collaborate, accessible from anywhere with Internet connectivity
Google Keep application icon
Allows you to take notes including a wide variety of content such as text, images, and audio
Google Tasks application icon
Keep track of stuff to do


  • Mobility: Work from virtually anywhere across your favorite devices - Windows, Macs, and mobile devices.
  • Collaboration: Collaborate with team mates, partners, and/or students with documents that are always up to date and accessible from almost anywhere.


Who Can Get It

Affiliation What Apps/Services You Receive
Faculty & Staff Gmail, Google Drive, Docs, Sheets, Slides, Keep, Hangouts, and Tasks to name a few.
Students Gmail, Google Drive, Docs, Sheets, Slides, Keep, Hangouts, and Tasks to name a few.

Need additional help or have issues

For support, requests may be submitted anytime via a ticket using the appropriate Google Workspace @ UA Service form. Requests generate a Ticket which will be worked in order received and urgency by the IT Employees with the knowledge and permissions to assist with the request.

For immediate assistance please review the Contact IT page for the appropriate support group.

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