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

Additional Google Consumer Apps are governed by a contract between YOU and Google. If you would like to use the Consumer Apps with your UCSC account, you will need to agree to Google's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.


  1. Google Apps for New Users
  2. Learn by Product
  3. Switching from Microsoft
  4. Learn by Productivity Ideas
  5. Learn by Collaboration Ideas