Google Workspace

Tags GSuite

What Is It?

Formerly known as G Suite, Google Workspace is a suite of tools used for communication and collaboration. It includes Gmail, Google Drive, Google Sites, Google Meet, Google Groups and Google Calendar.


  • Work anywhere, anytime, and across virtually any device
  • Access to unlimited file storage and sharing via Google Drive, a cloud-based space to store and organize documents securely and access them from any device
  • Gmail: Get email, stay connected with built-in IM, IMAP and POP message access, and more
  • Google Calendar: Share calendars and schedule people, groups, rooms and resources easily, even from your mobile device
  • Google Meet: Instant messaging, telephone (VOIP), voicemail, and file transfer make staying in touch a breeze
  • Google Drive: Create and share a variety of online documents, from word processing and spreadsheets to forms and presentations
  • Google Sites: Effortlessly build shared websites that include videos, images, gadgets, and documents
  • Google Groups: Create your own moderated forums and mailing lists


UIC users need to activate their UIC Google Workspace account before using any of the Google tools with their UIC NetID and password. Find out how at How do I create a UIC Google Workspace account?

Who Is Eligible To Use It?

  • Students
  • Faculty
  • Staff

Where Can I Get It?

Select the Access Google Chat button located on this page.

How Do I Use It?

Learn what Google Chat is used for.

How Much Does It Cost?

This service is funded by the University; there are no direct costs to clients.

How Can I Get Support?

If you are experiencing a problem with this service, please report it. If you just have a question, feel free to ask us.

Service Levels

Service Request Fulfillment Time 2 business days
Incident Resolution Time 2 business days unless escalated to vendor (Google)
Service Availability 24x7
Maintenance Window(s) N/A
Service Notification Channel(s) Technology Solutions Service Notices, REACH distribution email list
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