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Gmail
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Google Calendar
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Google Chat
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Google Docs
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Google Drive
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Google Sheets
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Google Sites
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Google Slides


Google provides a number of different apps and resources to anyone who has a Google account.
Click on one of the apps to find out more information about it.



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To access the University of Akron's Google Apps Services visit http://mail.zips.uakron.edu



General Information

All University of Akron students receive free UANet ID@zips.uakron.edu Gmail accounts. These accounts never expire and are free to use after your time at the University. Faculty and staff are also automatically given access to G-Suite, however they do not automatically get Gmail because their email is in Microsoft 365.


Students & Alumni

  • Access to all Gsuite apps, including Gmail, on all devices through Gmail
  • Uses same password as MyAkron and Brightspace

Faculty & Staff

  • Access to all GSuite apps, EXCEPT Gmail, on all devices
  • Accessible via the My Akron Portal with @uakron.edu account
  • When logged into GSuite, your account is aliased to an @zips.uakron.edu account, but your email is still in Microsoft 365.
  • Faculty and Staff can request Gmail be added, but it is by request and users will have two email addresses:
    • <uanet ID>@uakron.edu
    • <uanet ID>@zips.uakron.edu