A Message from Academic Technology
We are pleased to announce that we've chosen Google Apps for our new email and calendar platform. You will soon be receiving information regarding our transition to this new platform. Our plan is to begin full-scale migration to Google Apps within the first few weeks of the Spring 2013 semester. At that time, you will receive your new Google Apps account information and will be able to sign in and begin using Gmail, Google Calendar, Google Docs, and all your other apps, right away. We hope the information provided in these pages will assist you in making this an easy and exciting transition. You will be hearing more as the transition draws closer.
What is Google Apps?
Google Apps is a suite of web-based messaging and collaboration applications that Google hosts on their own servers. Google provides these applications as a "service," rather than as software you have to download and install. To access these applications, you simply use a web browser on any computer that's connected to the Internet.
Why did we choose Google Apps?
Based on our recent growth and cost trends, we looked for an email and calendar solution that could provide us with the following benefits:
What does Google Apps include?
Your new Google Apps account will include the following services: