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.
This document provides information about managing the MCommunity Directory group profile associated with a shared account. Shared accounts allow a group to have a U-M Google or U-M Box account that is owned by that group rather than by an individual. This document includes information on changing the UMICH password used for that account.
MCommunity Directory groups are synchronized to U-M Google and U-M Box so you can use them when sending email, sharing resources, and collaborating. This document lists what parts of MCommunity groups are sent to U-M Google and Box.
Request a Shared Account
This document provides tips for signing in to and out of your U-M Google account in ways that protect your privacy and the security of your password. To learn about using Google Apps, visit google.umich.edu.
Overview While both U-M Box and Google Drive are great for maintaining a shared document repository, ownership and permissions settings (including inheritance of these settings between top-level folders and their sub-folders) works very differently in each.