Working With Apps @ NC State
Some NC State users may be required to have Google’s 2-Step Verification service enabled. 2-Step significantly increases your account protection against hackers and phishers.
A generic account is a fully-featured Google account for a particular role in your unit. Generic accounts can be used to avoid tying a business process to an individual user’s account.
Google Groups at NC State
Google Groups at NC State with the email address email@example.com are a useful tool for communicating with a large group, discussions, scheduling meetings, and more.
Contacts at NC State
Your Contacts contain all Google Apps @ NC State users except those with privacy blocks, making it easy to email, share, and collaborate with others on campus.
Using Google Calendars
Beyond the primary calendar for each user or generic account, additional calendars can be created with Google Calendar to handle a variety of calendar scheduling needs.
Download Your Data
If you are leaving NC State and would like to take files and other data with you, Google provides some tools to assist.You can export and download your data from the Google products you use.
We invite your input as we work to improve your experience with Google Apps @ NC State. We give each of your suggestions appropriate consideration, even though we may not be able to implement it or respond to you personally.
Google Chrome is the recommended browser for Google Apps. OIT recommends that users with accessibility requirements use Firefox.
What’s the difference?
Core Apps are supported by NC State and included in NC State’s agreement with Google.