Google Apps for Education Overview
What is Google Apps?Google Apps provides a Truman gateway to Google’s online services, allowing you to take advantage of Google’s email, productivity, and collaboration tools while maintaining your @truman.edu email name. In addition to email you can also save your documents online, chat with friends, and more. You will also have plenty of room, over 30GB of server space!
How does it work?
You will use your current student username and password to logon to Google Apps, either through TruView or by accessing the service directly ( gmail.truman.edu )For more information see the Google How-To’s.
What services are offered?
- Gmail Google Email
Enjoy Google’s powerful email program without the ads. With over 7GB of space that’s constantly growing, you can forget about quotas.
- Calendar – Events Made Easy
Organize your life with a simple online calendar. Keep a calendar for yourself, share another with your friends.
- Talk – An Easy Way to Chat
Chat with your friends and classmates on the web or on your desktop. Organize a group chat to go over homework or make a voice call.
- Documents – Made for Collaboration
Easily create documents, spreadsheets, or presentations and export them to your favorite desktop program. Share them with your group and make changes together in real time.
- iGoogle Start Page
Have one easy place to check for recent email, upcoming calendar events, the weather, movie times, and more.
- Google Sync – Stay in Touch
Synchronize your Google Calendar and Contacts to mobile devices that support Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync, such as iPhone, Windows Mobile and other devices.