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UCI Google Apps Setup for Faculty, Staff, Sponsored and Group Accounts

UCI Gmail is part of UCI Google Apps which includes other services as well.
One can use those other services in UCI Google Apps with or without using UCI Gmail.


Faculty, Staff, Sponsored and Group Accounts wanting use UCI Google Apps but not UCI Gmail

* Exceptions: Those in Health Affairs should not use UCI Google Apps for business purposes.

  1. Activate and set a password for your UCI Google Apps account.
  2. Log into UCI Google Apps.

New Faculty, Staff, Sponsored, and Group Accounts wanting to use UCI Google Apps including UCI Gmail.

* Exceptions: Those in Health Affairs, departments using Outlook/Exchange and those supported by OIT Desktop Support Services should NOT switch email services to UCI Gmail.

  1. Activate your UCInetID.
  2. Activate and set a password for your UCI Google Apps account.
  3. Change your email delivery point by following these instructions.
  4. Log into UCI Gmail.

Current Faculty, Staff, Sponsored, and Group Accounts currently using any other mail service and wanting to use UCI Google Apps including UCI Gmail

* Exceptions: Those in Health Affairs, current Outlook/Exchange users and those supported by OIT Desktop Support Services should NOT switch to UCI Gmail.
These steps change where new email to your @uci.edu address is delivered.
Moving previously received email to your UCI Gmail mailbox is a separate procedure ("migrating") noted below.

  1. Activate and set a password for your UCI Google Apps account.
  2. Change your email delivery point by following these instructions.
  3. Log into UCI Gmail.

    Before migrating email from your old email account to UCI Gmail, please consult with your department Computing Support Coordinator. If you are migrating email from a personal Gmail account to UCI Gmail, see our FAQ for specific information.