Working With G Suite @ NC State



2-Step Verification

2-Step Verification

Some NC State users are required to have Google’s 2-Step Verification service enabled. 2-Step significantly increases your account protection against hackers and phishers.

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Generic Accounts

generic account is a full-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.

G Suite Groups at NC State

A G Suite Group at NC State with email address in this format:
is a useful tool for communicating with a large group, discussions, scheduling meetings, and more.

Contacts at NC State

Your Contacts contain all G Suite @ NC State users except those with privacy blocks, making it easy to email, share, and collaborate with others on campus.

Using Calendar

Beyond the primary calendar for each user or generic account, additional calendars can be created with 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.

Your Suggestions

We welcome your input on ways to improve your experience with G Suite @ NC State, including questions you may have regarding the availability of a particular 3rd party app. Please take a moment to drop us a note with your suggestion.

Core Apps


Google Chrome is the recommended browser for Google Apps. 

Consumer Apps

What’s the difference?

Core Apps are supported by NC State and included in NC State’s agreement with Google.

Consumer Apps are available to NC State users but are not supported by NC State. An additional Terms of Service agreement is required to use one of these apps.

Core & Consumer Apps