G Suite Setup for Faculty, Staff, Sponsored and Group Accounts

UCI Gmail is part of UCI G Suite which includes other services as well. You may use those other services in the UCI G Suite with or without using UCI Gmail.

I want to use UCI G Suite, but not UCI Gmail

Exceptions: If you are in Health Affairs, you should not use UCI G Suite for business purposes.

  1. Activate and set a password for your UCI G Suite account.
  2. Log into UCI G Suite.

New Accounts: I want to use UCI G Suite and UCI Gmail

Exceptions: Those in Health Affairs, departments using Outlook/Exchange and those supported by OIT Desktop Support Services should NOT switch email services to UCI Gmail.

  1. Activate your UCInetID.
  2. Activate and set a password for your UCI G Suite account.
  3. Change your email delivery point by following these instructions.
  4. Log into UCI Gmail.

Current Accounts: I currently use another email service and want to switch to UCI G Suite including UCI Gmail

Exceptions: Those in Health Affairs, current Outlook/Exchange users, and those supported by OIT Desktop Support Services should NOT switch to UCI Gmail.

  • These steps change where new email to your @uci.edu address is delivered.
  • Moving previously received email to your UCI Gmail mailbox is a separate procedure ("migrating") noted below.
  1. Activate and set a password for your UCI G Suite account.
  2. Change your email delivery point by following these instructions.
  3. Log into UCI Gmail.

Migrating Old Email

Before migrating email from your old email account to UCI Gmail, please consult with your department Computing Support Coordinator. If you are migrating email from a personal Gmail account to UCI Gmail, see our FAQ for specific information.

 

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