Welcome to Google Apps for Harvard


5 Things to Know Before You Get Started.  FAS faculty, staff, contractors, HUIT Employees, SEAS, GSAS and Extension School students: click on the link below to get yourself started.

Once you have created your account, you can access your Google Apps for Harvard with any of the following links:





Google Calendar




Google Sites


Google Groups



Google Plus


November 20, 2017 New Google Calendar -- All g.harvard users may try out the New Google Calendar now. Google's new calendar configuration allows you to manage all your settings in one place. The new Calendar user interface allows you to customize how you see your calendar: You may now choose to show or hide weekends when seeing your calendar and show two calendars at once in Day view. For more information about the new Google Calendar please visit: https://support.google.com/calendar/answer/7541906?hl=en.  You may revert back to the classic calendar view until February 28, 2018 at which time Google will stop supporting classic calendar view. 

October 17, 2017 Drive File Stream launching to all G Suite Customers  -- You may see an announcement regarding Drive File Stream. Drive File Stream a new application for your Mac or PC. Use Drive File Stream to access all your Google Drive files from your computer while using less disk space and decreasing sync time. You may download and install Drive Stream here: https://support.google.com/drive/answer/7329379 . (Note: you must be logged into g.harvard to access this link.) For more information, please see: https://gsuiteupdates.googleblog.com/2017/09/drive-file-stream-from-google.html .

May 4, 2017 Google Drive Phishing Scam -- A massive phishing scam targeting Google accounts is sweeping through the internet. Reports widely reference an origin e-mail address of “hhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh@mailinator.com,” with others copied on the message. If you have clicked on the link, go to your Google account's page (https://myaccount.google.com/permissions) where you can manage the permissions you've granted to apps (or go through the whole Google Security Checkup). Then locate the "Google Doc" app. The malicious app should have a recent "Authorization Time." Now, click on the recent Google Docs app and click "Remove".  For more information on avoiding phishing scams visit: https://huit.harvard.edu/all-about-phishing

August 26, 2016 Harvard Email Going to Spam?  -- Google has updated it's spam filtering rules to mark any mail forwarded from a non-matching IP as spam. Make sure you don't miss important communications by checking your Spam Folder and adding any important addresses to your contacts.

August 2, 2016 Use Google Calendar Appointment Slots -- Faculty can set up and share appointment slots for Office Hours. Get a jump on this simple task for the fall semester. Here's how: https://support.google.com/calendar/answer/190998?hl=en.

Harvard University Information Technology (HUIT) is glad to answer any questions and to assist you in getting started. Please refer to our set of Frequently Asked Questions or contact us at  ithelp@harvard.edu or x5-7777.