Quick start information Setup your Google at U-M account on your mobile device. Important:Be sure to enter your U-M email address (firstname.lastname@example.org) and UMICH password when setting up your mobile device. Warning:If you use notes with another account (Personal Gmail, iCloud, etc.) do not turn notes on as it could remove existing notes from the device.
U-M instructors on the Ann Arbor campus can use the MCommunnity Directory to create groups based on course-roster data in Wolverine Access. These groups are synchronized to U-M Google and can be used for sending email, and sharing U-M Google resources.
This document outlines the process for using a Google calendar API (Application Program Interface) to customize how a calendar displays on digital signage.
The content of your digital sign can be updated through an external Google Sheet.
Overview U-M Google accounts are maintained automatically via MCommunity roles; individuals with multiple affiliations retain access as long as one eligible role remains. When all eligible roles are removed from an individual’s MCommunity profile, provisioning logic will begin the deprovisioning process for an account. If roll-off procedures are being initiated for an uncooperative departure, please see the section below for more information. For more detailed information on on what happens when an individual leaves U-M, see:
Warning! You must contact the ITS Service Center to request a Discussion Group in the UMICH domain. The Create Group button creates a Google Group outside of the UMICH domain that is not protected by our contract with Google. Discussion Groups are not MCommunity groups and there is no relationship between them.
Overview Sending an email to a large number of people can have certain negative effects:
Overview MCommunity groups can collaborate in U-M Google. Access to items is managed in MCommunity instead of U-M Google. For privacy, the Members list is viewable to setting in MCommunity is synced to U-M Google. When using sensitive data, ensure that all group members are in compliance.
Topics Overview Typical Configuration Permission Options Recommended Settings Overview
U-M Google Group Calendars Overview Group calendars -- for example, a unit vacation calendar -- are created and shared by the owner as secondary calendars. Best Practice We recommend that group calendars be created off of Shared accounts instead of individual accounts because calendars owned by an individual's account would be deleted when that person is no longer affiliated with the university.