Logging in to Google at U-M

U-M Google uses Single Sign On with the U-M Weblogin and Duo for two-factor authentication.

From a Web Browser

Google Chrome is the recommended browser to use with U-M Google. It allows features and functionality that are not available in other browsers.

Navigate to an App with U-M Weblogin (Recommended)

  1. Use one of the following links:
  2. Enter your uniqname and UMICH password
  3. Complete Duo two-factor authentication.

Navigate to your Google Account

  1. Use the link: myaccount.google.com.
  2. Click Sign in.
  3. Enter your uniqname@umich.edu email address and click Next to reach the U-M Weblogin.
  4. Enter your uniqname and UMICH password
  5. Complete Duo two-factor authentication. 
  6. Click the Google Apps icon  and select an app.

Account Verification and Selection

After completing Duo two-factor authentication, you may encounter additional prompts. They are legitimate, and it is safe to complete them.

  • Account Verification: This is a safeguard Google Chrome uses when it doesn’t recognize the device you are on. Verify your uniqname@umich.edu email address and click Continue.
  • Account Selection: Choose Organizational G Suite Account. This occurs when a Google account was created using a uniqname@umich.edu email address before the university adopted Google. It is referred to as a “Conflicting Account.” To resolve the conflicting account and prevent this prompt in the future, contact the ITS Service Center.

From a Mobile Device

Warning: ITS recommends using only mobile apps created and supported by Google to connect to U-M Google accounts.

Using third-party apps, including those made by the device’s vendor, can lead to unexpected behavior and data loss. Further, ITS cannot open a case with Google if issues arise as Google only provides support for the apps it offers. Visit Mobile Apps for Google at U-M for a list of apps developed and supported by ITS and Google.

Last Updated: 
Wednesday, September 9, 2020