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Google Apps for Education is the primary email system for everyone at Stony Brook University except Hospital employees and members of the School of Medicine and School of Dental Medicine. Stony Brook's Google Apps suite of products includes Google Mail, Google Calendar, Google Drive, Google Contacts, Google Sites, Google Groups, and a host of other applications to enhance communication and collaboration across campus.

Benefits of Google Apps

  • 30GB of storage (instead of ~3GB) between Google Mail and Google Drive
  • Accessible anytime, anywhere over the Internet from office, home, and mobile devices
  • Accessible offline using the Chrome browser
  • Same email address scheme for all (firstname.lastname@stonybrook.edu)
  • Unified Google Apps Directory of all university students, faculty, and staff
  • No need to update software (Google updates automatically)
  • Easy sharing of and collaboration on documents (Drive), calendars, and websites (Sites)
  • Free 1-to-1 calls and video chat
  • Manage groups, sharing, and mailing lists using Google Groups

Accounts are automatically created for all eligible students, faculty, and staff. Special domains exist for retirees and alumni. Former SB mail systems (Lotus Notes, MS, and MySBmail) are slowly being phased out and will eventually be decommissioned. 

Log in

Log in to Stony Brook's Google Apps for Education environment with your NetID and NetID password at www.stonybrook.edu/mycloud

Learn More

To learn more about Google Apps

  • Click the app you want to learn more about (from the list on the top left)
  • Visit Training and Development's Google Training page
  • View the Events Calendar to attend a training event
  • View the FAQs below for quick help
  • See the Related Events on the right side of this page for upcoming training classes on Google Apps

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