Accessibility statement

Google Workspace for Education

All students and staff accounts include access to Google Workspace for Education (formerly known as G Suite for Education).

Log in with your York email address and password.

Two-factor authentication for staff

On Tuesday 7 December two-factor authentication will become mandatory on all staff University Google/email accounts:

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Unlimited storage, easy access from anywhere, and integration with your Calendar.

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View, share and edit your calendars, schedule meetings, and see your academic timetable.

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Create, edit and share documents, spreadsheets, presentations and forms.

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Introduction to Google Workspace at York

Training resources for getting to grips with using Google Apps:

Switch between apps

Click the App Launcher icon App launcher icon‌ to switch between the available apps.

Help & training

We offer training and online resources for using Google Workspace applications.

Manage your account

Includes information about switching between your Uni and personal Google accounts

Google: Login challenge

If you will be logging into your account from a different computer than usual, or from a different location then you might encounter a Google login challenge.


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Access from China

If you're currently studying in China you may have difficulties accessing Google services. Our China Connect service is a solution to this:

Check that everything is working

See if there are any problems with Google Apps:

On the move

Access Google Workspace from your phone & tablet:

Policies & guidelines

We offer support for University-related use of core features within Google Workspace:

Data & security

Find out about the safety of your data, restrictions (including access from China), and what happens when you leave the University.

Google have made a statement about their commitment to security and privacy: