Email Calendaring & Collaboration

Google Apps

Google Apps provides a robust cloud-based set of Web services that are easily deployed and highly familiar.

The Google Apps platform enhances collaboration and simplifies integration with campus systems and services.

Google Apps is made available to UCLA as part of the UC Office of the President agreement. Google Apps is not appropriate for storing or sharing any sensitive data, including but not limited to: HIPAA regulated data, credit card information, social security numbers, and driver’s license numbers.

Features

  • Email access from a wide range of web browsers and desktop clients such as Apple Mail, Mozilla Thunderbird, and Microsoft Outlook
  • Support for a wide variety of mobile platforms with both iOS and Android Apps
  • Spam protection and industry-leading security measures to protect data
  • Hangouts with support for group wide video calls across computers, Android, and Apple devices
  • Calendar, sites, contacts, and more than 75 other applications
  • 30 GB of storage across Gmail, Drive, and Google+ Photos

Eligibility

Google Apps is available to current students, faculty, staff, alumni, retirees, departments, student organizations, and affiliated individuals (with appropriate approvals). Contact the Bruin Online Help Desk for more information.

Getting Started

You should already be configured to Google Apps for UCLA. If not, you can activate your account by visiting https://g.ucla.edu/switch/index.php. If you already have Google Apps for UCLA, you can access it from mail.g.ucla.edu with your UCLA Logon ID. Staff should check with their Departmental IT teams to determine if Google Apps can be used for work purposes.