Google G Suite for Students

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San Diego State has partnered with Google to provide free Google G Suite accounts to all current students, faculty, and staff.

Google G Suite for Education is an online cloud storage and collaboration tool that provides users the ability to create, share and collaborate using the Google Suite.

Getting Started

Important Update: On March 5th, 2021 faculty, staff, and students will be required to use Duo Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) to access Google G Suite in order to protect personal identity and intellectual property, and to enhance security. Faculty, staff, and students can start using Duo MFA now by completing the Duo MFA Enrollment. Learn more by visiting the Getting Started with Duo webpage

Note! In accordance with SDSU senate policy students shall be responsible for checking their official email address in order to stay current with university communications. Students shall be expected to check their official email at least once per day during the academic term, as well as once per week during the three-week periods preceding and following the academic term. Learn more Student Official Email Address Use Policy

Simply go to and you will be redirected to the Microsoft portal to login with your SDSUid.

Once you've logged in, visit the Google G Suite Quick Start for tips to get started.

Note: If you have already logged in to an application using Single Sign-On (SSO), you may not need to re-enter your SDSUid and password.


The Library Computing Hub and Google's Online Help are your go-to resources for support.

International students having technical trouble? Get help here:  IT Support for International students

Email: [email protected]
Telephone: 619-594-3189
Chat: Ask the Hub

Have a question about the switch to Gmail? Check here for frequently asked questions.

Visit the Google G Suite Learning Center for support.



Google G Suite is an integrated suite of secure, cloud-native collaboration and productivity apps powered by Google. Applications include Gmail, Docs, Drive, Calendar, Meet, and more.

The Google G Suite Learning Center is the best place to go for tutorials, videos and guides for these G Suite tools and more.

Gmail lets you send and search for messages, and organize your inbox.

Calendar lets you keep track of events, share your schedule, and create multiple calendars.

Drive lets you store and organize documents and assignments securely.

Docs lets you write reports, create project proposals, take notes, and more.

Sheets lets you analyze data with charts and filters, and more.

Slides lets you create pitch decks, project presentations, training modules, and more.


Google G Suite is an online cloud storage and collaboration tool that provides users the ability to create, share and collaborate using the Google Suite. Your SDSU managed account offers unlimited storage, and provides security with technical support.