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Google Apps for Education is Wellesley College's system for email, shared documents, group discussions, courses, chat, and more.
We recommend using Google's Chrome web browser when working within the Google Apps product suite for best performance.

Questions about Google Apps?

  • For general questions, contact the Computing Help Desk at 781-283-3333 or email
  • For course-related questions, contact Instructional Technology at 781-283-4848.
  • Search for your questions in Google's excellent Help Center
  • Explore our customized Wellesley documentation for Google Apps using the sidebar on the left.

What's new in Google Apps:

Setting Permissions on Your Google Group (January 2017)

Set who can view, post and moderate your Google group.

Quickly and easily cite your sources with Explore in Google Apps (December 2016)

Students writing research reports, analysts crafting whitepapers, and others looking to credit their sources can now insert citations as footnotes with the click of a button in Explore in Docs on the web. You can even change the format of your citation, switching between the MLA, APA, and Chicago styles.

Update your bookmarks for (September 2016)

If you are getting an arror message that says "This account cannot be accessed because the login credentials cannot be verified", you need to update your bookmark or homepage setting to  Click on the link above to learn how.

Add images to questions and answers in Google Forms (August 2016)

Google Forms makes it easy to create, distribute, and analyze surveys. Now you can craft even more effective forms by inserting images into survey questions or adding images as multiple choice or checkbox options in Forms on the web.

Training for Google Apps (July 2016)

New to Google Apps? Training for Google Apps is a Chrome extension that offers simple and interactive training lessons to get you up and running fast with Google Apps.

See event locations at a glance in Google Calendar on the web (June 2016)

Instead of needing to navigate to an event’s details in order see the event location, the event location will now appear on your calendar, when there is enough space available.

Stay focused with Google Calendar event notifications in your browser (June 2016)

You can now continue working in other tabs uninterrupted without losing track of your next meeting. Event notifications in browsers which support Web Notifications (like Google Chrome) will allow you to use native browser notifications instead of interruptive alerts

Resize the formula bar for easier reading and typing in Google Sheets (May 2016)

Working with long and complicated formulas is tough enough as is; you shouldn’t have to struggle to simply read them. Fortunately, this launch makes it easier to view and type those lengthy equations in Google Sheets on the web, by allowing you to drag and expand the formula bar.

The top 20 ways to use Google Apps for Administrative Assistants

Google has an excellent list of tips on how Administrative Assistants can best use Google Apps. Tips include managing email and calendars of other people, organizing events, setting up email filters, creating canned responses and multiple signatures, creating mailing lists, and more.