G Suite (Google)

G Suite For George Fox Core Suite

G Suite Guides

G Suite for George Fox is a free suite of cloud-hosted collaboration applications exclusively for schools and
universities. It is a collaborative workspace using G Suite that allows users to share documents, create and
manage project/team calendars, create websites hosted by Google, send email, and organize information.  This service
is provided under a University contract with Google that provides data privacy and security protections and
exemption from sales and marketing activities. All students will keep their full G Suite account when they leave the University and a G Suite account is provided for all Alumni.

G Suite for George Fox is an important component of a campus-wide strategy to
provide tools for collaboration and communication within and outside the University.

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The core suite of G Suite For George Fox services is:

  • Gmail - Web-based email with unlimited cloud storage (sending limits apply)
  • Contacts - Online address book
  • Calendar - Online calendar to organize your schedule and share events with colleagues
  • Drive - Unlimited online storage (Cloud) for your files as well as management of your Google document, spreadsheet, presentation, forms, and drawing files, as well as using Team Drives. People can store computer files, create files, share information, and work collaboratively.  You'll need to be logged in to your George Fox account in order to properly share Google Docs.
  • Groups - An e-mail and discussion group (similar to listserv)
  • Sites - Online app for creating a website collaboratively
  • Google Hangout is a popular video conferencing app available in gmail and Google+ and also great for text chat.
  • YouTube - part of your George Fox G Suite, you can create your own channel

A convenient way to access George Fox G Suite with your web browser is go to mail.google.com. Google has a single sign in that gives you access to all your G Suite Apps at once. Sign in with your full George Fox email address and your George Fox password. Links to other George Fox Google services are located at the top right of your screen in the apps grid.

Each of these services in the core suite is branded with the George Fox logo, and IT supports these services.

Transitioning in or out of George Fox University? Please click on the Leaving George Fox link at the left.


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Consumer Level Services

For your convenience, you can access additional consumer level services.

Third-Party Clients

While you can use Gmail and Calendar in third-party clients, IT recommends that you use them in the native web environment for the full set of features. If you would like to set up your Gmail and Calendar on iOS devices (iPhone/iPad), or Android devices, please refer to these provided setup guides. 

Additional Information

For additional help, please visit the following links.