Google Suite for Education


Q1 - What is G Suit for Education?

Google Suite for Education is a cloud based platform consisting of various productivity tools like Mail, Drive, Calendar, Chat, Meet etc.

These applications can be accessed from any web browser but  may be more stable and efficient when accessed through Google Chrome. (Chrome Browser is a free download for any operating system.)

Q2 - How can I access GSuite Apps

GSuit Apps are free for all SNU members (employee & students)  

Step 1: Please visit email.snu.edu.in and login with your SNU Email id and Password.

Step 2: Please click on Google Apps (top right corner)

Step 3: You can use any of the application by clicking on the icon.

You can contact the IT Helpdesk for any help related to G Suit Apps

Q3 - What is included in Google Suite for Education?

Below are few of the applications available in GSuite:

  • Google Docs, Google Sheets, and Google Slides provide a platform to collaboratively utilize a word processing platform, spreadsheet tools, and presentation tools.
  • Google Mail provides email/messaging service to all University members.
  • Google Calendar lets students and faculty create and share University or class calendars/events.
  • Google Drive lets students and faculty upload, create and share documents, spreadsheets, presentations, drawings and forms.
  • Google Meet enables collaboration through audio and video medium from anywhere. With easy-to-join video calls, you can meet face to face with the participant(s), anytime and anywhere.

Q4 - How much storage space does Google Drive offer?

Unlimited storage. Through the Google Apps for Education subscription provided by SNU, all University members have an unlimited storage capacity as long as they are affiliated with the University.

Q5 - What are the benefits of Google Apps?

Some of the benefits are:

  • Through calendars and email, students can stay informed about the latest assignments and activities.
  • Google Apps works on any device with a web browser -  which means students can access their email, calendars, and documents from school or at home.
  • Documents are automatically saved and stored in Google Drive.
  • Students and faculty can collaborate easily online.
  • Faculty can provide comments and feedback directly in shared students’ documents.
  • GSuite for Education is a protected space allowing users to share content and collaborate with others inside and outside the University.

Q6 - Can I access GSuite Apps on my mobile device?

Yes. There are mobile versions of GSuite apps available for Android and iOS. You can visit the relevant App store to download these apps on your mobile device.  

Q7 - How can I configure Gmail on a Mobile device?

Configuring GMail on iOS (iphone) 

  1. Select Settings
  2. Select Mail, Contacts, Calendars
  3. Select Add Account
  4. Select Gmail
  5. Enter:
    1. Email: YourUserID@snu.edu.in
    2. Domain: Leave Blank
    3. User Name: YourUserID@snu.edu.in
    4. Password: Your University Password
  6. Select Next
  7. Popup says, "Cannot verify server identity"
  8. Select Continue
  9. Enter:
    1. Server Field: m.google.com
  10. Choose elements you want synced
  11. Select Save

 

Configuring GMail on Android 

  1. Select Settings
  2. Select Accounts
  3. Select Google
  4. Select Sign In
  5. Enter:
    1. Email: YourUserID@snu.edu.in
    2. Password: Your University Password
  6. Select Sign In
  7. Choose elements you want synced
  8. Select Finish
  9. Select Finish Setup

For any further assistance, please contact IT Helpdesk