Gmail and Google Apps


Note: Highly Sensitive Information CANNOT be stored in Google Apps. 

Google Apps information, Privacy Information, Login Tips

Google Apps for Notre Dame

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Google provides a variety of tools to help you learn how to use each part of the Google Apps for Notre Dame suite. Please review the information linked on this page for details and help using the tools. If you have additional questions, please contact the OIT Help Desk by email to or by phone at (574) 631-8111.

Note: When leaving the University of Notre Dame, you will lose access to your Google Apps account.  For information on what will transfer to another account and what will not, see Google's Moving Product Data page.

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Google Apps for Notre Dame & Privacy

Google Apps for Notre Dame is provided by the University to students, faculty, and staff, and University policies apply to these services. In addition, Google upholds a strict privacy policy. You will need to accept Google's privacy policy the first time you log into Google Apps for Notre Dame.

Please note that in collaborative spaces within Google Apps for Notre Dame, your name and email address is visible to others. For example, when using Documents in Google Apps for Notre Dame, all people who can access a shared document can see the names and email addresses of any other persons sharing that same document.

Information stored in Google Apps for Notre Dame is subject to the Highly Sensitive Information Handling Standard.

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Login Tips

You can access various Google services for Notre Dame by going to any of the following URLs: -- Gmail -- Google Calendar -- Google Drive -- Google Drive

You can create a bookmark for any of these links in your browser for easy access.

All of these will present you with a CAS (Central Authentication Service) login screen similar to the one below if your browser has not already authenticated (logged in).  You will always use your netid and password to login via CAS.

CAS login screen

You may occasionally be presented with a Google login screen like the one below.  If you enter your in the email field and leave the password blank, when you click Sign In it will redirect you to the ND CAS screen.  You will then enter your netid and password to connect to the desired Google service.


Note:  You must include the, so that Google knows that your account is managed by ND when presented with a Google login screen, in order to be routed the CAS.

Useful Google Links

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