Google Apps & Email

All University of Akron students receive free UANet Gmail accounts. These accounts never expire and are free to use after your time at the University. Faculty and staff are also automatically given access to G-Suite, however they do not automatically get Gmail because their email is in Microsoft 365.


Students & Alumni

  • Access to all Gsuite apps, including Gmail, on all devices through Gmail
  • Uses same password as MyAkron and Brightspace

Faculty & Staff

  • Access to all GSuite apps, EXCEPT Gmail, on all devices
  • Accessible via the My Akron Portal with account


  • UANet ID and password


Faculty & Staff

  • When logged into GSuite, your account is aliased to an account, but your email is still in Microsoft 365.
  • Faculty and Staff can request Gmail be added, but it is by request and users will have two email addresses:
    • <uanet ID>
    • <uanet ID>

Available To

  • Faculty
  • Staff
  • Students 
  • Alumni

Service Provider

Information Technology Services (ITS)

185 Carroll Street