We offer many resources, such as Help Centers and online presentations in our G Suite Learning Center, to help you train your users. Click on the links below to be directed to the G Suite Learning center.
|Quick Start Guide||Drive||Docs|
Each user has unlimited storage for Google Drive, Gmail, and Google Photos.
Here's a comparison of G Suite for Education and G Suite Basic:
|G Suite for Education||G Suite Basic|
|Cost||Free||Fee per user|
|Google Sites||100GB||10GB plut 500MB per number of paid users|
|Storage for Google Drive, Gmail, and Google Photos||Unlimited||30GB|
|Google Vault||Free||$5 add-on fee per user, or included with an upgrade to G Suite Business or G Suite Enterprise|
Puget Sound will continue to host email through Webmail at webmail.pugetsound.edu. Users will get G Suite notifications, like when a document has been shared or a calendar updated, via Webmail.
In all educational domains, ads are turned off for G Suite for Education services. K–12 G Suite for Education users don't see ads in Google Search when signed in with their G Suite for Education accounts.
High Risk Data may not be placed in any Google app. This includes, but is not restricted to:
Yes. G Suite for Education core services comply with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA). Avoid putting FERPA related material, including student identification or grading information, within a shared document or Drive.
Yes. We contractually require that schools using G Suite for Education get the parental consent required by COPPA. Our services can be used in compliance with COPPA as long as a school has parental consent.
The G Suite for Education Privacy Notice describes how Google collects and uses information with G Suite for Education accounts. As stated in this Privacy Notice, for G Suite for Education users in Primary/Secondary (K-12) schools, Google does not use any user personal information (or any information associated with a Google Account) to target ads.
|Services||G Suite for Education Core Services||Additional Services|
|Data use||User personal information collected in the Core Services is used only to provide the Core Services like Gmail, Docs, Sheets, and Slides.||Information from all Additional Services can be used to provide, maintain, protect and improve them, and to develop new ones.|
|Ads||No ads in Core Services, and no Customer Data from Core Services is used for advertising purposes (in either Core or Additional Services).||Additional Services may show ads. For G Suite for Education users in Primary/Secondary (K-12) schools, Google does not use any user personal information (or any information associated with a Google Account) to target ads.|
|Security||Core Services are included in G Suite security audits and certifications (ISO 27001, SOC 2 and SOC 3).||All Additional Services meet Google’s high standards for information security.|