Google Core Apps

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

Google Core Apps for UCSC

"Gmail" is a web-based e-mail service that allows an organization to run its email system using Google’s systems. 

"Google Contacts" is a web-based service that allows users to import, store, and view contact information, and create personal groups of contacts that can be used to email many people at once.

"Google Calendar" is a web-based service for managing personal, corporate/organizational, and team calendars. It provides an interface for users to view their calendars, schedule meetings with other users, see availability information, and schedule rooms and resources.

"Google Drive and Shared Drives" provides web-based tools enabling users to store, transfer, and share files, and view videos.

"Google Docs," "Google Sheets," "Google Slides," & "Google Forms" are web-based services that enable users to create, edit, share, collaborate, draw, export, and embed content on documents, spreadsheets, presentations, and forms.

"Google Groups" is a web-based service that allows users and website owners to create and manage collaborative groups and mailing lists. 

"Google Sites" allows users to create websites to publish internally within a company or publish externally. 

"Google Hangouts," "Hangouts Chat," & "Hangouts Meet" are web-based services that allow for real-time communication between users via chat and video conference. 

"Google Keep" is a web-based service that enables users to create, edit, share, and collaborate on notes, lists, and drawings.

"Chrome Sync" is a feature that allows users to synchronize bookmarks, history, passwords, and other settings across all the devices where they are signed in to Chrome.

"Google Tasks" is a web-based service that enables users to create, edit and manage their tasks.

"Classroom" is a web-based service that allows users to create and participate in classroom groups. Using Classroom, students can view assignments, submit homework, and receive grades from teachers.

"Google Jamboard" is a web-based service that allows users to create, edit, share, collaborate, draw, export, and embed content within a document.