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


February 16, 2018 Google Drive Client Update -- If you are using a local Google Drive Client to access your Drive files, you must update your client before March 12, 2018. This change does not impact online access to files which you have saved to your Harvard Google Drive. If you are using a local client to access your Google Drive files you may either use the new Drive File Stream client or Backup and Sync. Mac users are encouraged to use Backup and Sync due to known issues with the Drive File Stream Client. Either client may be downloaded here: https://www.google.com/drive/download/. Use the chart below to compare sync client options: 

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 .

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.