Quickstart IT setup guide
Get your institution set up with G Suite for Education and be on your way to easier collaboration, centralized organization, and streamlined processes.
Create your account
Decide which G Suite edition is best for your institution
Get G Suite for Education, a suite of best-in-class productivity tools for teaching and learning. Or get additional capabilities designed for large institutions with G Suite Enterprise for Education. Compare G Suite Editions and sign up.
Verify your domain
After signing up, you’ll be guided to verify your domain.
Set up user accounts for your students, teachers, and other faculty
There are a few different options for adding users, so choose the best one for your institution. Review options for adding users.
Auto sync accounts for large institutions
Automatically provision users, groups, and contacts based on the user data in your LDAP server with G Suite Directory Sync.
Integrate G Suite into the classroom
Centralize teaching and learning with Classroom
Classroom helps teachers and students communicate, stay organized, and save time. Help instructors get started by creating a class in Classroom.
Integrate G Suite with your existing Learning Management System using Course Kit
Instructors can use Course Kit to create assignments, give feedback, and share course materials within the LMS they’re already using. Set up Course Kit.
Now that you’re all set up, take a look around and explore what G Suite can do.
Set up an institution-wide email system. Or use Gmail to exchange secure emails. Enable Gmail.
Store and organize assignments, documents, or class curriculum securely and access them from any device. Enable Drive.
Share calendars or create a joint calendar with other members to easily keep track of schedules. Enable Calendar.
Sketch and collaborate on an interactive canvas from your computer, phone, or tablet. Enable Jamboard.
Create sites, host course curriculum, build development skills, and unleash creativity with this easy-to-use web builder. Enable Sites.
Connect virtually through secure video calls and messaging to keep learning going outside of school. Enable Hangouts Meet.
Create and participate in group forums to foster communication and conversation. Enable Groups.
Activate advanced admin features and enterprise-grade tools
G Suite Enterprise for Education provides large educational institutions with advanced controls, enhanced analytics, and enterprise-grade communication tools.
Get help setting up G Suite
View deployment guide
Get more detailed information on setting up G Suite for Education. Download the Deployment Guide PDF.
Contact a specialist
Get one-on-one support from a Google for Education specialist on creating a deployment plan or have them implement it for you. Contact a specialist.
Move your institution forward with G Suite
Find tools and resources to help administrators and educators learn how to get the most out of G Suite.
Build excitement for what’s possible
Find helpful guidance and resources to promote and explain what G Suite can do for your school community.
Keep the momentum going
Learn about professional development opportunities and product updates to ensure you’re tapping into the full potential of G Suite.