Google Core Apps

UCSC faculty, staff, and students have access to UCSC Core Google Apps by logging into Google with their CruzID and Blue password. The core Google Apps are governed by a contract between the University of California and Google.

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Google Core Apps for UCSC

Email (Gmail)
Individual UCSC Google email account (

Individual UCSC Google calendar account 

Drive (Docs)
Upload, edit, share, and create files/documents online

Email mailing lists and discussion groups

Project websites, intranets, or public-facing websites

Free Video Conferencing tool

Chat (Talk)
Share quick thoughts with people via instant messages and voice chat

Google Apps are designed to work on mobile devices such as phones and tablets