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Google Apps

Create. Share. Collaborate.

Google Apps is a collection of tools used at Edmonds College for communicating, collaborating and publishing information via the web.  Your official college email is delivered with Google Mail, and you also get access to Calendar, Drive, Hangouts and Google Docs. 

Benefits

  • Receive official college communications via Edmonds College Google Mail
  • Transform the way you work--anytime, anywhere on any device with a complete web-based tool set
  • Collaborate easily online with others

Features

Google Apps is a collection of integrated tools, each offering distinct features for collaborating and communicating easily online.

  • Google Mail - Keep in touch and stay informed with your official Edmonds College email.
  • Google Calendar - Track and manage your meetings and events.
  • Google Drive and Docs - Store, create and share files easily online.
  • Google Hangouts - Real-time chat is quicker than email. With Hangouts, you can message people in your contacts list within the interface of your inbox or with the Hangout app.
  • Google Sites - Create and publish a shared workspace or website to present your Docs and facilitate projects, classwork or office work. 

Our services include

  • Instructor-led workshops for students, faculty and staff. Our workshops are held quarterly through START and the TRC and cover how to use popular features
  • Walk-in support - For basic questions or guidance on using a tool, you can also drop by START or TRC and one of our staff will provide you with help

Options

Google Groups

Create moderated forums and mailing lists. This service option is available to faculty and staff only.

Getting Started

  • Log in at www.google.com. Use your Edmonds College email or Edmail address as your username when prompted.
  • If you're interested in training, sign up for a technology workshop
  • Submit a ticket or contact the Help Desk if you wish to request a Google Group.

Support

Students

START
Web: edmonds.edu/online/start/
Email: start@edmail.edcc.edu
Phone: 425.640.1101

Employees

Technology Resource Center
Web: employees.edmonds.edu/trc
Email: trc@edmonds.edu
Phone: 425.640.1010

Help Desk
Web: itsupport.edmonds.edu
Email: helpdesk@edmonds.edu
Phone: 425.640.1234

Terms

What to expect

  • Estimated time to gain access to Google Apps: 1 business day after registering for a course, or after your supervisor has requested an employee network account
  • Estimated time for processing requests for Google groups: 1-2 business days

Requirements

Edmonds College has entered into an agreement with Google to provide Google Apps for Education for the college. Students and employees are obligated to abide by established college policies when using this service.