Faculty and Staff Google for Education

This document goes through the process of setting up your Google Mail password through your NetID account and gives a summary of core and consumer apps of the G Suite.

**** Getting Started w Faculty and Staff should be linked to this doc

All Rice faculty and staff have Google for Education with the exception of Mail application*. During the process of activating your NetID, you should setup your Google Apps password. Once you receive your Rice ID number, you can set up your Rice email account. Official communication from the university will be sent directly to this account so be sure to check your email regularly. 


*As of June 2020, all new staff and faculty will be accessing their Rice Mail through Google instead of Webmail. This does not apply to faculty and staff of the Jones Graduate School of Business, the Investments and Treasurer office, Development and Alumni Relations office and the Glasscock School of Continuing Studies. If you are unsure as to whether this new policy will affect you please reach out to the OIT Help Desk.



Activate Your NetID
Once you receive your Rice student ID number, you can set up your Rice email account by activating your NetID.
Official communication from the university will be sent only to this account so be sure to check your email regularly.

Quick Links:
MyNetID InstructionsRice University Online Account Management System - where you manage and activate your NetID account and set up your Google Apps Account. 
Reset/Recover Your Password



G Suite for Education (formerly known as Google Apps)

  • For Undergraduate and graduate studentsuse the Google web interface for email, and the full suite of G Suite for Education apps
  • Rice faculty, staff, and current graduate students: use the Google web interface for the G Suite for Education apps except for email*.

*As of June 2020, all new staff and faculty will be accessing their Rice Mail through Google instead of Webmail. This does not apply to faculty and staff of the Jones Graduate School of Business, the Investments and Treasurer office, Development and Alumni Relations office and the Glasscock School of Continuing Studies. If you are unsure as to whether this new policy will affect you please reach out to the OIT Help Desk.


Core Apps are governed by the G Suite For Education agreement between Rice University and Google and available to active Rice Accounts. Some of these applications are Mail, Calendar, Drive, Docs/Sheets/Slides and Sites.

To access applications in G Suite for Education:

  • Go to: www.google.com
  • Loginnetid@rice.edu
  • Password: Rice google password 

Step 1: Upon logging in, select the Core Apps menu






G Suite Menu Option

Step 2: Once you've selected the menu option, select one of the Core Apps


G Suite Core Apps

To access Rice Google Mail:


Login
  • To view the contents of your Inbox: click on the Inbox.
  • To send a new message: click Compose.
  • To view a message in your inbox, click on the Subject of the message.
  • To search your Inbox for a message, type the keywords that you wish to search for into the search box at the top of the page.

Gmail Inbox with Inbox, Compose, and Search Box options highlighted'

  • To change the Settings of your mail account, click the gear in the upper right corner.

Settings

Consumer Apps are applications that are governed by either Google's Terms of Service or by app-specific terms. Consumer Apps and support are not governed by the G Suite for Education Agreement between Rice University and Google. Some of these applications are Youtube, Blogger, Google Books, Google Photos, and the Chrome Web Store.







Keywords:Google Apps for Education GSuite G Suite email mail Google application password Rice mail faculty staff drive   Doc ID:97087
Owner:Diane Y.Group:Rice University
Created:2020-01-14 10:21 CDTUpdated:2020-07-10 16:50 CDT
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